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HP-UX 11i v3.0 non-critical impact:

Network Information Service (NIS)+ is obsoleted (NcWn392)

LIB Impacts NW Impacts

Problem description

The Network Information Service (NIS) provides a simple network lookup service consisting of databases and processes.

NIS+ is obsoleted in HPUX 11iv3 and the following APIs can no longer obtain their protocol, service or network information from the NIS+ database.

gethostent
getnetbyname
getnetbyaddr
getprotobyname
getprotobynumber
getservbyname

Identifiers

C/C++ Functionsgethostent C/C++ Functionsgetnetbyname C/C++ Functionsgetprotobynumber
C/C++ Functionsgetnetbyaddr C/C++ Functionsgetprotobyname C/C++ Functionsgetservbyname

See also

Solution description

NIS protocol version 1 (NISv1) is deprecated in this release and will be obsoleted in a future HP-UX release. HP recommends that you move to the next protocol version of NIS.

Review your code and the applicable manpages to determine how to resolve this issue.


Problem summary

classifications source types OS release severity type
LIB, NW C, C++ HP-UX 11i v3.0 non-critical warning
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