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2.7. Administering NIS

NIS is enabled by setting up NIS servers and NIS clients. The descriptions given here describe NIS setup using ypserv, which does not support a master/slave server configuration. All NIS commands depend on the RPC portmap program, so make sure it is installed and running before setting up NIS.

2.7.1. Setting Up an NIS Server

Setting up an NIS server involves the following steps:


  

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