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svcsetup(8)						      System Manager's Manual						       svcsetup(8)

       svcsetup - set up the svc.conf file

       /usr/etc/svcsetup [[-d directory] -o name_service_order]

       The  command  allows  you  to  print  and modify the contents of the file on the current system.  This file must be modified when adding or
       removing a naming service, such as Yellow Pages or BIND/Hesiod. The security parameters also included in the file can only  be  changed	by
       Changes take effect immediately.

       Modifications to this file can also be made via an editor.

       You  can  supply  the  name  service ordering for all databases from the command line using the -o option. The combination of the -o and -d
       options allows you to set up a diskless client from the diskless server.

       When you run interactively, and choose from the configuration menu, you can choose to modify any number of the databases listed by entering
       each  number  separated by space at the prompt. When choosing a naming service order for a database, enter one number from the menu choices
       shown which corresponds to the naming service order desired.

       -d directory
	    These two arguments are required if you are setting up a diskless client from the diskless server. The directory is the full  pathname
	    of	the root directory for your system (a diskless client) on the diskless server. The following is an example of a root directory for
	    a diskless client named

       -o name_service_order
	    This is the name service order to be set for all database entries in the file. The name service order can be  one  of  the	following,
	    which are the only valid strings for name_service_order argument:

       o   local

       o   local,yp

       o   local,bind

       The recommended configuration is that you have as the first entry for all databases.

       You must have as the first entry for the and databases.

       You must have as the entry for the database.

       You must have either or as the entry for the database.

       You must be superuser to run

       Services order configuration file

       System header file

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svc.conf(4)						     Kernel Interfaces Manual						       svc.conf(4)

svc.conf - Database service selection configuration file DESCRIPTION
The /etc/svc.conf file is a mandatory system file that allows you to select the desired services on a per database basis. The default /etc/svc.conf file has local as the service selected for each database. This file must be modified when adding or removing a naming ser- vice, such as the Network Information Service or BIND. The valid services are local, yp, and bind. Modifications to the /etc/svc.conf file can be made with an editor or the /usr/sbin/svcsetup command for database service selection. Changes take effect immediately. The recommended configuration is that you have local as the first entry for all databases. RESTRICTIONS
White space is allowed only after commas or newlines. You must have local as the first entry for the passwd and hosts databases. You must have yp as the entry for the netgroup database. EXAMPLES
The following is a sample /etc/svc.conf file: aliases=yp group=local,yp hosts=local,bind,yp netgroup=yp networks=local,yp passwd=local pro- tocols=local,yp rpc=local,yp services=local SECLEVEL=BSD # for backwards compatibility ONLY FILES
/etc/svc.conf /usr/sys/include/sys/svcinfo.h RELATED INFORMATION
Commands: svcsetup(8) Functions: getsvc(3) Network Administration delim off svc.conf(4)
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