NIS: What does the message "nis server not registered at <HOSTNAME>" mean? (Doc ID 1001461.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 11.2 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

Running commands like ypmake(1M) or yppush(1M) on a NIS master server may fail and display the message "nis server not registered at <HOSTNAME>".

Cause

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