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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Setting Up an NIS+ Namespace

This section summarizes the steps for setting up an NIS+ namespace.

1.
Set up the root master server. Use the nisserver NIS+ installation script, as described in “Creating a Root Master Server” .
2.
Populate the root domain tables. Use the nispopulate script, as described in “Populating the NIS+ Tables” .
3.
Set up the clients of the root domain. Set up a few clients in the root domain to test its operation. Use full DES authentication. Use the nisclient script, as described in “Setting Up NIS+ Client Systems” . This chapter describes how to perform the first three steps. Describing how to perform the rest of the tasks in this list is beyond the scope of this book. Refer to the Solaris Naming Administration Guide ...

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