[CentOS] coordinated NIS and LDAP servers

Fri Nov 4 22:55:45 UTC 2011
Jonathan Nilsson <jnilsson at uci.edu>

> Hence the question - is there a good way to have an NIS server for
> user authentication that is a mirror image of an LDAP server, with a
> proviso that an update introduced there is replicated in the LDAP
> server's databases?

I don't know of any "syncing" mechanisms between an existing NIS
environment and an existing LDAP environment, but if you are willing to
migrate to something new that provides both, you might try FreeIPA.