The following table lists the directories used to store NIS+ files.
|Where NIS+ Files are Stored|
|/usr/bin||All machines||NIS+ user commands|
|/usr/lib/nis||All machines||NIS+ administrator commands|
|/usr/sbin||All machines||NIS+ daemons|
|/usr/lib/||All machines||NIS+ shared libraries|
|/var/nis/data||NIS+ server||Data files used by NIS+ server|
|/var/nis||NIS+ server||NIS+ working files|
|/var/nis||NIS+ client machines||Machine-specific data files used by NIS+|
Do not rename the /var/nis or /var/nis/data directories or any of the files in these directories that were created by nisinit or any of the other NIS+ setup procedures. If any required file or directory is renamed, NIS+ cannot start or operate correctly.