nischttl — Change the Time-to-Live Value of an NIS+ Object


nischttl [-AfLP] time name... 


Use the nischttl command to change the time-to-live value (ttl) of the NIS+ objects or entries specified by name to time . Specify entries using indexed names (see nismatch(1)).

The time-to-live value is used by object caches to set the expiration time of objects within their cache. When an object is read into the cache, this value is added to the current time in seconds, yielding the time when the cached object would expire. The object can be returned from the cache while the current time is earlier than the calculated expiration time. When the expiration time has been reached, the object is flushed from the cache.

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