After having added a new netgroup(4) entry to NIS+, the new entry cannot get resolved from NIS+ (Doc ID 1004485.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 9.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

Oracle Solaris version 10 is the latest version of Solaris that provides the feature of NIS+ Naming Service.
This feature does not exist anymore in Oracle Solaris 11 and also won't exist in any future version of Oracle Solaris.

 

After having added a new netgroup(4) entry to NIS+, that new entry cannot get resolved from NIS+, while resolving all other netgroup entries from NIS+ works fine.

You may have added a new netgroup entry to NIS+ by running the nistbladm(1) command as shown here below:

 

Cause

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