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Passwd (database) - Nsswitch.conf
... A system administrator usually configures the operating system's name services using the file /etc/nsswitch.conf ... Examples for sources are files for local files, ldap for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, nis for the Network Information Service, nisplus for NIS+, and wins for Windows ... The nsswitch.conf file has line entries for each service consisting of a database name in the first field, terminated by a colon, and a list of possible source databases mechanisms in the ...

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