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

Removing NIS+ That Was Installed Using NIS+ Commands

To remove NIS+ from a client machine that was set up as an NIS+ client using the nisaddcred, domainname, and nisinit commands as described in Chapter 4, Configuring NIS+ With Scripts, perform the following steps:

ProcedureHow to Remove NIS+ That Was Installed Using NIS+ Commands

  1. Remove the .rootkey file.

    client# rm -f /etc/.rootkey
  2. Stop the keyserver.

    client# svcadm disable /network/rpc/keyserv
  3. Stop the NIS+ service.

    This stops the rpc.nisd daemon and the nis_cachemgr.

    client# svcadm disable /network/rpc/nisplus:default
  4. Stop the name service cache (nscd).

    client# svcadm disable /system/name-service-cache:default
  5. Remove the /var/nis directory and files.

    clientmachine# rm -rf /var/nis/*