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System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)
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Turning Off NIS Services

If ypserv on the NIS master is disabled, you can no longer update any of the NIS maps.

  • To disable NIS on a client, type the following.

    # svcadm disable network/nis/client
  • To disable NIS on a specific slave or master server, type the following on the server.

    # svcadm disable network/nis/server
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