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Simple network lookup service

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.



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Janet Casey

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23 May 2005

Leaders and contributors

Thorsten Kukuk Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:kukuk@thkukuk.de

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