System Administration Guide: IP Services

Cannot Select NIS+ as the DHCP Data Store

If you try to use NIS+ as your data store, DHCP Manager might not offer NIS+ as a choice for the data store. If you use the dhcpconfig command, you might see a message stating that NIS+ does not appear to be installed and running. Both these symptoms mean that NIS+ has not been configured for this server, although NIS+ might be in use on the network. Before you can select NIS+ as a data store, the server system must be configured as an NIS+ client.

Before you set up the DHCP server system as an NIS+ client, the following statements must be true:

Setting Up NIS+ Client Machines in System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (NIS+) provides detailed information about configuring an NIS+ client.