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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 Install the NIS Master Server Package

Normally, the NIS master server package is installed when appropriate with the Oracle Solaris release. If the package was not included when the system was installed, use the following procedure to install the package.

  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. Install the NIS master server package.
    # pkg install pkg:/service/network/nis