Solaris Naming Administration Guide

Prerequisites to Running nisrestore

In order to use nisrestore the target machine that will be receiving the NIS+ data from nisrestore must have already been set up as an NIS+ server. (See Solaris Naming Setup and Configuration Guide for a detailed description of setting up NIS+ servers.) This means that:

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In addition to the three pre-requisites listed above, the rpc.nisd daemon must not be running on the machine. If necessary, you must kill rpc.nisd before running nisrestore.