Preparing a Slave Server
Before actually running ypinit to create the
slave servers, you should run the domainname command on
each NIS slave to make sure the domain name is consistent with the master
Domain names are case-sensitive.
sure that the network is working properly before you configure an NIS slave
server. In particular, check to be sure you can use rcp to
send files from the master NIS server to NIS slaves.