Category: Solaris NIS

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Solaris NIS Information Center

Read – Configure Master, Slave and Client Read – Removing a NIS slave server (or convert it to a NIS client) Read – Adding a NIS slave server to existing NIS master’s maps Read – How to completely remove NIS from all machines Read – Restricting...

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Solaris Troubleshooting NIS : Configure Master, Slave and Client

Below procedure gives the steps to configure NIS Master Server, Slave Server and Client services in both solaris 9 and Solaris 10 Configuring NIS Master Server You must login as root. 1.  Define the NIS domainname. # domainname example-domain –> “example-domain” is the domain name.  It...

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Solaris Troubleshooting NIS : Adding a NIS slave server to existing NIS master’s maps

To add a slave server to an existing NIS domain do the following: 1. become root on master 2. cd /var/yp/`domainname` 3. /usr/etc/yp/makedbm -u ypservers > /tmp/tempfile 4. vi /tmp/tempfileAdd the new slave servers name on a new line twice in a row on the same...

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