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Old 09-28-2011
NIS user creation

Hi can anyone help me how to create a NIS user by editing the files like Passwd,group, Netgroup,auto.home and Aliases using the "enis" utility?


Please do the needful................................
# 2  
Old 09-29-2011
Hi,

You should man the nistbladm command, it should help you doing what you want Smilie
# 3  
Old 09-29-2011
Hi,
In our environment we are not using NIS+ instead we are using NIS and my question is like whether we can edit all these file with "enis" utility or not?
Anyone Please help me with this..........................................
# 4  
Old 09-29-2011
I've never heard of "enis" before. I use NIS and NIS+ on a daily basis and we finally ended up with some scripting to easily do what we need but no such thing as "enis". Is this some kind of tool ?
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Old 09-29-2011
No its not a tool but a utility used in my project. They edit the passwd,group,aliases,auto.home files with this like

$which enis
/local/sbin/enis

$enis passwd

Do you want to check these changes first?[y/N]? -------> press enter to check the changes first.
Press any key to continue? ------------> press any key.
then fill the syntax as per request
usernameSmilieasswd:uid:gid:GCOS:homedir:loginshell


finally save this
:wq!

Do you want to save these changes?[Y/N]? Y

Do you want to "make passwd" [y/N]?

once you press YES here it updates the maps in the master server automatically. This is the scenario which is confusing me a bit so i posted this to take help from seniors like you.

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