Failed To Change NIS Servers In Solaris 11

(Doc ID 1995511.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Unable to bind to new NIS server after running ypinit with server list.

Changes

The NIS client was configured to another server in broadcast mode. The new NIS servers were setup and tried to initialize with ypinit and it was still binding to old servers.

Cause

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