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Package: nis (3.17-31) [universe]

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):

  • Mark Brown
  • Miquel van Smoorenburg

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

Similar packages:

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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amd64 207.5 kB832.0 kB [list of files]
i386 191.9 kB796.0 kB [list of files]