Layer: contrib

Module: nis

Interfaces

Description:

Policy for NIS (YP) servers and clients.


Interfaces:

nis_admin( domain , role )
Summary

All of the rules required to administrate an nis environment.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

role

Role allowed access.

nis_authenticate( domain )
Summary

Use nis to authenticate passwords.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_delete_ypbind_pid( domain )
Summary

Delete ypbind pid files.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_domtrans_ypbind( domain )
Summary

Execute ypbind in the ypbind domain.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed to transition.

nis_domtrans_ypxfr( domain )
Summary

Execute ypxfr in the ypxfr domain.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed to transition.

nis_exec_ypbind( domain )
Summary

Execute ypbind in the caller domain.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_initrc_domtrans( domain )
Summary

Execute nis server in the nis domain.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed to transition.

nis_initrc_domtrans_ypbind( domain )
Summary

Execute nis server in the nis domain.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed to transition.

nis_list_var_yp( domain )
Summary

List nis data directories.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_read_ypbind_pid( domain )
Summary

Read ypbind pid files.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_read_ypserv_config( domain )
Summary

Read ypserv configuration files.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_run_ypbind( domain , role )
Summary

Execute ypbind in the ypbind domain, and allow the specified role the ypbind domain.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed to transition.

role

Role allowed access.

nis_signal_ypbind( domain )
Summary

Send generic signals to ypbind.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_tcp_connect_ypbind( domain )
Summary

Connect to ypbind over TCP. (Deprecated)

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_udp_send_ypbind( domain )
Summary

Send UDP network traffic to NIS clients. (Deprecated)

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_use_ypbind( domain )
Summary

Use the ypbind service to access NIS services.

Description

Allow the specified domain to use the ypbind service to access Network Information Service (NIS) services. Information that can be retreived from NIS includes usernames, passwords, home directories, and groups. If the network is configured to have a single sign-on using NIS, it is likely that any program that does authentication will need this access.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

nis_use_ypbind_uncond( domain )
Summary

Use the ypbind service to access NIS services unconditionally.

Description

Use the ypbind service to access NIS services unconditionally.

This interface was added because of apache and spamassassin, to fix a nested conditionals problem. When that support is added, this should be removed, and the regular interface should be used.

Parameters
Parameter:Description:
domain

Domain allowed access.

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