Solaris Common Messages and Troubleshooting Guide

hosts.org_dir: NIS+ servers unreachable


This is the third of three messages that an NIS+ client prints when it cannot locate an NIS+ server on the network.


If other NIS+ clients are behaving normally, check the Ethernet cabling on the workstation showing this message. Note the following differences between architectures:

If many NIS+ clients on the network are giving this message, go to the NIS+ server in question and reboot or repair it, as necessary. When the server machine is back in operation, NIS+ clients give an NIS server for domain OK message.