After you have populated the tables for the root master server from files or NIS maps, you can initialize NIS+ client systems. You do not need to do any further steps to initialize the root master server because it is already an NIS+ client of its own domain.
The following section describes how to set up an NIS+ client with the nisclient script.
Before you run the nisclient command, the following conditions must be met.
The domain must already be configured and its master server must be running.
The master server NIS+ tables must be populated. At a minimum, the hosts or ipnodes table must have an entry for the client system. If you are using DNS, the NIS+ hosts and ipnodes