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Working With Oracle® Solaris 11.3 Directory and Naming Services: DNS and NIS

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Updated: October 2017

How to Start NIS on a Slave Server

The following procedure explains how to start NIS on a slave server.

  1. Become an administrator.

    For more information about obtaining the appropriate rights to perform specific tasks, see Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.3.

  2. Restart the client service and start all NIS server processes.
    # svcadm restart network/nis/domain:default
    # svcadm restart network/nis/client:default
    # svcadm enable network/nis/server:default