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SunOS man pages : ypstart (1)

Maintenance Commands                                  ypstart(1M)

NAME

ypstart, ypstop - Start and stop NIS services

SYNOPSIS

/usr/lib/netsvc/yp/ypstart /usr/lib/netsvc/yp/ypstop

DESCRIPTION

The ypstart command is used to start the Network Informa- tion Service (NIS). Once the host has been configured using the ypinit(1M) command, ypstart automatically determines the NIS status of the machine and starts the appropriate daemons. The ypstop command is used to stop the Network Information Service (NIS).

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWypu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

ypinit(1M), attributes(5) System Administration Guide, Volume 1 Network Interfaces Programmer's Guide

NOTES

The Network Information Service (NIS) was formerly known as Sun Yellow Pages (YP). The functionality of the two remains the same; only the name has changed. The name Yellow Pages is a registered trademark in the United Kingdom of British Telecommunications plc, and may not be used without permis- sion. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 24 Oct 1996 1