Configuring an Infranet Controller NIS Server Instance (NSM Procedure)

When authenticating users with a UNIX/NIS server, the Infranet Controller verifies that the username and password entered through the sign-in page corresponds to a valid user ID and password pair in the NIS server.

To configure an NIS server instance:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager> Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Infranet Controller for which you want to configure an NIS server instance.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Authentication > Auth Servers.
  4. Add or modify NIS server settings as specified in Table 43.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 43: Infranet Controller NIS Server Instance Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Auth Server Name

Specifies a name for the auth server.

Enter a name for the auth server.

Auth Server Type

Specifies the auth server type.

Select NIS Server.

NIS Settings

NIS Server

Specifies the name or IP address of the NIS server.

Enter the name or IP address.

NIS Domain

Specifies the domain name for the NIS server.

Enter the domain name.

Server Catalog > Expressions tab

Name

Specifies a name for the user expression in the NIS server user directory.

Enter the name for the user expression.

Value

Specifies a value for the user expression in the NIS server user directory.

Enter the value for the user expression.

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