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

ProcedureHow to Configure an NIS+ Server With DNS Forwarding and NIS Compatibility

This procedure configures an NIS+ server with both DNS forwarding and NIS compatibility. Both of these features are needed to support SunOS 4 clients.

You need to be superuser or establish an equivalent role to perform this procedure.

  1. Edit the /lib/svc/method/nisplus file on the server to add the -Y and -B options.

    See NIS+ and the Service Management Facility for more information.

  2. Start the NIS+ service.

    You need to be superuse,r or establish an equivalent role, to perform this step.

    client1# svcadm enable /network/rpc/nisplus:default