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nis - clients and daemons for the Network Information Service (NIS)

This package provides tools for setting up and maintaining a NIS domain. NIS, originally known as Yellow Pages (YP), is mostly used to let several machines in a network share the same account information, such as the password file.
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3.17.1
Debian iconDebian 10.0
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Ubuntu iconUbuntu 18.04 LTS
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Debian iconDebian 10.0 buster/maindeb3.17.1-3+b12019-01-12166 kiB656 kiB
Debian iconDebian 9.0 stretch/maindeb3.17.1-1+b12017-11-10168 kiB599 kiB
Ubuntu iconUbuntu 17.10 artful/universedeb3.17.1-12017-11-10151 kiB599 kiB
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Ubuntu iconUbuntu 19.10 eoan/universedeb3.17.1-3build12019-06-17151 kiB671 kiB
Ubuntu iconUbuntu 20.04 focal/universedeb3.17.1-3build12020-01-07151 kiB671 kiB
Ubuntu iconUbuntu 16.04 LTS xenial/universedeb3.17-34ubuntu32017-11-10150 kiB583 kiB

Manual pages

ypcat(1)

ypcat - print values of all keys in a NIS database

ypmatch(1)

ypmatch - print the values of one or more keys from a NIS map

yppasswd(1)

yppasswd, ypchfn, ypchsh - change your password in the NIS database

ypwhich(1)

ypwhich - return name of NIS server or map master

netgroup(5)

netgroup - specify network groups

nicknames(5)

/var/yp/nicknames - nickname translation table for NIS maps

yp.conf(5)

yp.conf - NIS binding configuration file

ypserv.conf(5)

ypserv.conf - configuration file for ypserv and rpc.ypxfrd

domainname(8)

domainname - set or display name of current domain
nisdomainname - set or display name of current NIS(YP) domain
ypdomainname - set or display name of current NIS(YP) domain

makedbm(8)

makedbm - create or dump a ypserv database file

mknetid(8)

mknetid - generate data for netid map

pwupdate(8)

pwupdate - updates passwd and shadow NIS map

revnetgroup(8)

revnetgroup - generate reverse netgroup data

rpc.yppasswdd(8)

rpc.yppasswdd - NIS password update daemon

rpc.ypxfrd(8)

rpc.ypxfrd - NIS map transfer server

ypbind(8)

ypbind - NIS binding process

yphelper(8)

yphelper - helper application for internal use

ypinit(8)

ypinit - NIS database install and build program

yppoll(8)

yppoll - return version and master server of a NIS map

yppush(8)

yppush - force propagation of changed NIS databases

ypserv(8)

ypserv - NIS Server

ypset(8)

ypset - bind ypbind to a particular NIS server

yptest(8)

yptest - test NIS configuration

ypxfr(8)

ypxfr - transfer NIS database from remote server to local host

Latest updates

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Ubuntu 20.04 focal/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 introduced

2020-01-07
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-10-10
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-10-10
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-10-10
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-10-10
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-09-25
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-09-25
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-09-25
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-09-25
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-09-06
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-09-06
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-09-06
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-09-06
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-09-06
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-09-06
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-09-06
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-09-06
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-09-06
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 removed

2019-09-06
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/universe: Version 3.17.1-3build1 reintroduced

2019-09-05
  • Rebuild against new libgdbm6.
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