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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Name

ypxfrd

Synopsis

rpc.ypxfrd [options]

NFS/NIS command. This server is used to copy a master’s NIS map using an RPC based file transfer program instead of building a local map the way ypxfr would. This will speed up the transfer of large maps.

Options

--debug

Debug mode. Do not fork.

-d dir

Use dir instead of /var/yp.

-p port

Bind to the specified port.

-v, --version

Print version information and exit.

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