Here is a summary of the entire configuration process:
Log in as superuser to the root master server.
Check the root master server's domain name.
Check the root master server's switch-configuration file.
Optionally, configure the Diffie-Hellman key length.
Restart the name service cache (nscd), if you made any changes to the nsswitch.conf file.
Delete /etc/.rootkey and restart keyserv.
Stop the NIS+ service.
Clean out leftover NIS+ material and processes.
Name the root domain's admin group.
Create the root directory and initialize the root master server.
[Optional] Edit the /lib/svc/method/nisplus file to add desired options.
Start the NIS+ daemon.
Verify that the root objects were created.
Create the root domain's subdirectories and tables.
Create DES credentials for the root master server.
Create the root domain's admin group.
Add the root master to the root domain's admin group.
Update the root domain's public keys.
Start the NIS+ service (this starts the cache manager and the NIS+ daemon, with security level 2).
Add your LOCAL credentials to the root domain.
Add your DES credentials to the root domain.
Add credentials for other administrators.
Add yourself and other administrators to the root domain's admin group.
Allocate sufficient swap space.