Configuring NIS servers

Network Administration Guide for Hitachi NAS Platform

Version
15.1.x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-92HNAS008-33

Before using NIS, it is necessary to enable NIS for the server.

To enable NIS, navigate to Network Configuration > NIS/LDAP Configuration and click Enable NIS.

Enabling NIS servers

The current NIS configuration settings appear as shown in the following example:

Viewing NIS settings

This page contains the following options:

  • Modify - this option enables the Administrator to change the NIS configuration settings
  • Add - this option enables the Administrator to add a new NIS server
  • Delete - this option enables the Administrator to remove an existing NIS server
  • Switch to using LDAP - this option enables LDAP mode and displays the LDAP configuration settings
  • Disable NIS and LDAP - this option disables NIS and LDAP

CLI commands

The following commands are available:

  • nis-ldap-mode - this command selects whether the server uses LDAP or NIS servers to satisfy NIS queries
  • nis-state - this command enables and disables the NIS client
  • nis-show - this command displays the current NIS client settings
  • nis-set - this command displays and sets the NIS client parameters
  • nis-server - this command displays and sets the servers which are available for the NIS client to contact