SUMMARY: RE: NIS+ Server Recommendations

From: Chan Cao (
Date: Tue Apr 22 1997 - 09:44:33 CDT


I got a few replies. The answer is yes, X86 will do just fine as a NIS+
As someone advised in a recent summary, please be sure to check the
Hardware Compatibility List. Also, don't expect many ports of Solaris
Apps to X86.

One additional question I have is whether Solstice Backup Client is
available from SUN or Legato on X86. Please let me know.

Thanks for your help.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Chan Cao
>Sent: Saturday, April 19, 1997 1:16 PM
>To: '
>Subject: NIS+ Server Recommendations
> I have need for a cheap and small NIS+ domain. Will Solaris x86 base
>server answer my prayer? I have looked at Linux NYS+ subsystem and
>think it is still in an immature development stage. Thanks for all
>Chan T. Cao
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