nismkdir — Create NIS+ Directories


/usr/bin/nismkdir [-D defaults][-m hostname][-s hostname] dirname


Use the nismkdir command to create new NIS+ subdirectories within an existing domain. You can also use it to create replicated directories. Without options, this command creates a subdirectory with the same master and the replicas as its parent directory.

It is advisable to use nisserver(1M) to create an NIS+ domain that consists of the specified directory along with the org_dir and groups_dir subdirectories.

The two primary aspects that are controlled when making a directory are its access rights and its degree of replication.

dirname is the fully qualified NIS+ name of the directory that has to be created.


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