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nissetup


NAME
     nissetup - initialize a NIS+ domain

SYNOPSIS
     /usr/lib/nis/nissetup [-Y] [domain]


DESCRIPTION
     nissetup is a shell script that sets up  a  NIS+  domain  to
     service  clients  that  wish  to store system administration
     information in a domain named  domain.  This  domain  should
     already  exist  prior  to executing this command. See nismk-
     dir(1) and nisinit(1M).


     A NIS+ domain consists of a NIS+ directory and its subdirec-
     tories:   org_dir  and  groups_dir.  org_dir  stores  system
     administration information and groups_dir stores information
     for group access control.


     nissetup creates the subdirectories org_dir  and  groups_dir
     in  domain.  Both  subdirectories  will be replicated on the
     same servers as the parent domain. After the  subdirectories
     are  created,  nissetup creates the default tables that NIS+
     serves. These are auto_master, auto_home, bootparams,  cred,
     ethers,  group,  hosts,  mail_aliases,  netmasks,  networks,
     passwd, protocols, rpc, services, and timezone. The nissetup
     script uses the nistbladm(1) command to create these tables.
     The script can be easily customized  to  add  site  specific
     tables that are created at setup time.


     This command is normally executed just once per domain.


     While this command creates the default tables, it  does  not
     initialize  them  with  data.  This is accomplished with the
     nisaddent(1M) command.


     It is easier to use the nisserver(1M) script to create  sub-
     directories and the default tables.

OPTIONS
     -Y    Specify that the domain will be served as both a  NIS+
           domain  as  well  as  an NIS domain using the backward
           compatibility flag. This will set up the domain to  be
           less  secure  by making all the system tables readable
           by unauthenticated clients as well.


ATTRIBUTES
     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the  following  attri-
     butes:



     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWnisu                    |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     NIS+(1),    nismkdir(1),    nistbladm(1),     nisaddent(1M),
     nisinit(1M) nisserver(1M), attributes(5)

NOTES
     NIS+ might not  be  supported  in  future  releases  of  the
     Solaris  Operating  system.  Tools to aid the migration from
     NIS+ to LDAP are available in the current  Solaris  release.
     For            more            information,            visit
     http://www.sun.com/directory/nisplus/transition.html.










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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