ypwhich - return name of NIS server or map master
ypwhich [ -d domain ] [ -Vn ] [ hostname ]
ypwhich [ -d domain ] [ -t ] -m [ mname ]
ypwhich returns the name of the NIS server that supplies the NIS ser-
vices to a NIS client, or which is the master for a map. If invoked
without arguments, it gives the NIS server for the local machine. If
hostname is specified, that machine is queried to find out which NIS
master it is using.
Specify a domain other than the default domain.
-t This option inhibits map nickname translation.
Find the master NIS server for a map. No hostname can be speci-
fied with the -m option. mname can be a mapname or nickname for
a map. If mname is omitted, ypwhich will produce a list of
-x Display the map nickname translation table.
-Vn Version of ypbind(8), V2 is default.
map nickname translation table.
domainname(8), nicknames(5), ypbind(8), ypcat(1), ypmatch(1),
yppoll(8), ypserv(8), yset(8)
ypwhich is part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten
YP Tools 2.8 May 1998 ypwhich(1)
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