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svcsetup(8)							  svcsetup(8)



NAME

  svcsetup - set up the	svc.conf file

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/sbin/svcsetup

DESCRIPTION

  The svcsetup script modifies the svc.conf file on your system. The svc.conf
  file must be modified	whenever you configure or remove a database distribu-
  tion service,	such as	the Network Information	Service	(NIS, formerly YP) or
  BIND (for the	hosts database only). Changes take effect immediately.

  Modifications	to the svc.conf	file can also be made via an editor.

  When you run svcsetup, do the	following:

   1.  Choose the m option from	the Configuration menu.

   2.  Enter the numbers, separated by a space,	from the Change	Menu that
       correspond to the databases whose entries you want to modify.

   3.  Indicate, for each database that	you selected in	step 2,	the order in
       which you want the services queried. Selections 3, 4, 5,	and 6 are
       valid for the <interactive>(hosts) database only.

RESTRICTIONS

  The recommended configuration	is that	you have local as the first entry for
  all databases, except	possibly hosts.

  The Security Integration Architecture	(SIA) is now responsible for setting
  the service order for	the passwd and group databases.	The passwd and group
  entry	in the svc.conf	file remain for	backwards compatibility	only. The
  SECLEVEL entry also remains for backwards compatibility only;	SIA now	con-
  figures system security.

  Only NIS can serve the netgroup database, even if local is specified for
  the netgroup entry.

  You must be superuser	to run svcsetup.

FILES

  /etc/svc.conf
      Service order configuration file






SEE ALSO

  Functions: getsvc(3)


  Files: svc.conf(4)