Before configuring your NIS+ namespace, you must complete the following tasks.
The nisserver and nisclient commands automatically copy the /etc/nsswitch.nisplus file to /etc/nsswitch.conf. If you do not use the nisserver or nisclient commands, you must install a properly configured nsswitch.conf file on each system that uses NIS+
Plan your namespace, determining the following factors.
Decide on your NIS+ domain name. Your NIS+ domain name may be the same as your DNS domain name, although it does not need to be. If you plan to create a hierarchy of NIS+ domains that map to your existing DNS domains, using existing DNS domain names is easier. In this way you can delegate control of NIS+ in the same way you do ...