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Network Information Services

See NIS.



NIS

(Network Information Services) A directory service developed by Sun for TCP/IP network resources. Formerly known as Yellow Pages, NIS became a de facto Unix standard used by many Unix vendors. In 1992, NIS+ was a completely redesigned version. In addition to NIS, LDAP and DNS have been used for name resolution and directory services. See LDAP and DNS.



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