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

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Updated: October 2017

Starting and Stopping NIS Services on an NIS Server (Task Map)

The following table lists the tasks for starting and stopping the NIS services by using the svcadm command.

For Instructions
Enable the NIS server services manually.
Uses the svcadm enable command to enable the NIS server services.
Disable the NIS server services.
Uses the svcadm disable command to disable the NIS server services.
Refresh the NIS server service.
Uses the svcadm refresh command to refresh the NIS services.