The first step in establishing an NIS+ domain is to set up the root master server. The following section describes how to set up an NIS+ root server by using the nisserver script with default settings, which are listed below.
Security level 2 (DES)—The highest level of NIS+ security.
NIS compatibility set to OFF (instructions are provided for setting NIS compatibility).
/etc files or NIS maps used as the source of nameservice information.
admin.domainname is used as the NIS+ group.
Setting up an NIS+ root master server requires the following tasks.
Running the nisserver script.
Preparing /etc files or NIS maps used to transfer data to NIS+ tables.
Running the nispopulate script to populate the NIS+ tables created by ...