Some additional articles of note include:
- Linux.com article on NIS end-of-life and LDAP
- Wikipedia write-up on NIS and NIS+
- NIS+ "end-of-feature" announcement from Oracle
Here are some resources provided by Centrify that can help you research your NIS Migration options and potential approaches to take:
- Migrating NIS to a Modern UNIX Environment. Centrify Professional Services discuss the regulatory challenges associated with NIS in a modern UNIX environment, and then discuss migrating away from legacy NIS to a secure, centralized Active Directory environment. This video also provides project guidance for our best practices in assisting customers with NIS migrations for over nine years.
- Migrating UNIX Directories to Active Directory. This white paper discusses how customers can migrate existing Unix directory systems to Active Directory using the Centrify DirectControl suite and Centrify's unique Zones technology.