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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

ypchfn

Synopsis

                  ypchfn [option] [user]

NFS/NIS command. Change your information stored in /etc/passwd and displayed when you are fingered; distribute the change over NIS. Without options, ypchfn enters interactive mode and prompts for changes. To make a field blank, enter the keyword none. The superuser can change the information for any user. See also yppasswd and ypchsh.

Options

-f

Behave like ypchfn (default).

-l

Behave like ypchsh.

-p

Behave like yppasswd.

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