In this example, the directories that are being served by the servers with new public keys are doc.com, org_dir.doc.com., groups_dir.doc.com.. The update will be done as the master server principal. Before running the new mechanism, nisupdkeys needs to be configured with nisauthconf. In this example, the current authentication mechanism is des and the new mechanism is dh640-0.
masterserver# nisauthconf dh640-0 des masterserver# nisupdkeys doc.com. (screen notices not shown) masterserver# nisupdkeys org_dir.doc.com. (screen notices not shown) masterserver# nisupdkeys groups_dir.doc.com. (screen notices not shown)