ypmatch



ypmatch(1)                                                          ypmatch(1)




NAME

       ypmatch - print the values of one or more keys from a NIS map


SYNOPSYS

       ypmatch [ -kt ] [ -d domain ] key ... mapname
       ypmatch -x



DESCRIPTION

       ypmatch  prints  the  values  of one or more keys from the NIS database
       specified by mapname, which may be a map name or a map nickname.


OPTIONS

       -d domain
              Specify a domain other than the default domain  as  returned  by
              domainname(1).

       -k     Display  map  keys. This option is useful with maps in which the
              values are null or the key is not part of the value.

       -t     This option inhibits map nickname translation.

       -x     Display the map nickname translation table.


FILES

       /var/yp/nicknames
              map nickname translation table.


SEE ALSO

       domainname(8), nicknames(5), ypbind(8), ypcat(1), yppoll(8), ypserv(8),
       yset(8), ypwhich(1)



AUTHOR

       ypmatch  is part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten
       Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>.



YP Tools 2.8                       May 1999                         ypmatch(1)

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