Thanks to a the respondents, and Andy Kobayashi. Here's the summary.
Q: 1) Does the NIS master machine glom default
Q: route info and pass it along to itself
Q: and it's respondents? If so, from where?
A: No--default route info is grabbed from /etc/defaultrouter
A: on each machine, individually. This info is not
A: propagated by NIS to clients.
Q: 2) If I change the print server (gawd help me)
Q: in the same setup, what do I have to do on
Q: the NIS master to get it updated with the
Q: new info?
A: 1) Get /etc/printers.conf from the new print server
A: to the YP master machine, AND all the clients,
A: indivdually. (Solaris 2.6 assumed here.)
A: 2) Update the NIS maps on the master with the
A: Makefiles from the new print server.
BTW, if you're running HP printers, download the hpnp package from
www.hp.com for the print server.
Do a pkgadd with that on the print server, run 'jetadmin',
and you're in business.
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