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Incorrect reference to Network Information ServiceEdit

This statement:

NIS is used for centralised Authentication. NIS shares all NIS users'

home directories using NFS and we can access any NIS users from any client

in the network.

appears to refer a different meaning of NIS: Network Information Service rather than Network information system. I suggest re-wording the paragraph as:

If you are looking for the

"Yellow Pages" (YP) client-server directory service protocol from Sun Microsystems,

see Network Information Service.

Teratornis 20:10, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

I'll second that. Philomathoholic 05:08, 30 July 2007 (UTC)

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Remove most or all external linksEdit

All (or most) of the "External Links" on this page refer to the other NIS (Network Information Service). This adds a good deal of confusion for anyone on the wrong page or for those looking to expand their reading on Network Information Systems.

I am not an experienced editor (at all) or I'd take the steps myself. RJ Bertramus (talk) 19:09, 14 June 2022 (UTC)