YPSTART(1M) 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 Information Service
(NIS). After 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).

SEE ALSO


ypinit(1M), attributes(5)


NOTES


The Network Information Service (NIS) was formerly known as Sun Yellow
Pages (YP). The functionality of the two services 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 must not be
used without permission.


October 24, 1996 YPSTART(1M)