System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (NIS+)

NIS+ Credentials Preparation Phase

The easiest way for an NIS+ administrator to create credential information for users is to use the nisclient script. This section describes how to create client information using the NIS+ command set.

Prior to an NIS+ principal logging in, an NIS+ administrator must create DES credential information for that principal (user or machine).

The administrator must: