If populating from NIS maps, you need the following information.
The new NIS+ domain name
The NIS domain name
The NIS server's name
The IP address of the NIS server
The root password of the NIS+ master server
The NIS domain name is case-sensitive, while the NIS+ domain name is not.
To populate master server tables from NIS maps, type the following commands.
client2# nispopulate -Y -d sales.doc.com. -h businessmachine -a IP_addr_of_NIS_server -y business.doc.com. NIS+ Domain name : sales.doc.com. NIS (YP) domain : business.doc.com. NIS (YP) server hostname : businessmachine Is this information correct? (type 'y' to accept, 'n' to change)
See How to Populate the NIS+ Root Master Server Tables for additional information.