This appendix summarizes the information stored in the following NIS+ tables:
Without a name service, most network information is stored in /etc files; almost all NIS+ tables have corresponding /etc files. With NIS, network information is stored in NIS maps that also mostly corresponded with /etc files.
If you are creating input files for any of these tables, most tables share two formatting requirements:
If a particular table has different or additional format requirements, they are described under a heading named "Input File Format."