ypmatch - print the value of one or more keys from a NIS map
ypmatch [-k] [-t] [-d domain] key [key]... mname
ypmatch prints the values associated with one or more keys from the NISs name services map specified by mname, which may be either a map name or a map nickname.
Multiple keys can be specified; all keys will be searched for in the same map. The keys must be the same case and length. No pattern matching is available. If a key is not matched, a diagnostic message is produced.
The following options are supported:
-kBefore printing the value of a key, print the key itself, followed by a colon (:).
-tInhibit map nickname translation.
-d domainSpecify a domain other than the default domain.
-xDisplay the map nickname table. This lists the nicknames the command knows of, and indicates the map name associated with each nickname.
The following operand is supported:
mnameThe NISs name services map
The following exit values are returned:
1An error occurred.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE Availability SUNWnisu
ypcat(1), ypfiles(4), attributes(5)
ypmatch will fail with an RPC error message on yp operation if enough file descriptors are not available. The number of file descriptors should be increased if this occurs.
|SunOS 5.11||ypmatch (1)||22 Aug 1997|