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

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. For a detailed description of setting up NIS+ servers, see Chapter 4, Configuring NIS+ With Scripts.

The prerequisites to using nisrestore are:

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In addition to the preceding three prerequisites, the rpc.nisd daemon must not be running on the machine. If necessary, you must kill rpc.nisd, by stopping the NIS+ service, before running nisrestore.