The Network Information Service (NIS) (formerly known as Sun Yellow Pages (YP)) provides a simple network lookup service consisting of databases and processes. The functionality of the two remains the same, only the name has changed. It provides information, that has to be known throughout the network, to all machines on the network.
released on 20 July 2005
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