Use ypcat to print values in an NIS map

To use ypcat to print values in an NIS map

To use ypcat to print values in an NIS map
  • At a command prompt, type one of the following:

    ypcat [-k] [-d DomainName] [-t] [-h NISServerMapName

    or

    ypcat -x

The following table describes the arguments that are used with ypcat to print the values of an NIS map. To view the complete syntax for this command, at a command prompt, type ypcat /?.

Argument Description

-k

Displays keys and their values.

DomainName

Searches the specified domain for the specified map.

-t

Forces the ypcat command to bypass the nickname translation table and search only for the map specified by the MapName parameter.

NISServer

Name of the Network Information Service (NIS) server where the map is stored.

MapName

The name of the map to be listed.

-x

Lists the nicknames as specified by the MapName parameter.

Note

There is no Windows interface method for this procedure.

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