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

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Name

yptest

Synopsis

                  yptest [options]

NFS/NIS command. Check configuration of NIS services by calling various NIS functions. Without arguments, yptest queries the NIS server for the local machine.

Options

-d domainname

Use domainname instead of the current host’s default domain. This option may cause some tests to fail.

-h host

Test ypserv on the specified host instead of the current host. This option may cause some tests to fail.

-m map

Use the specified map instead of the default map.

-u user

Run tests as user instead of as nobody.

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