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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Displaying Information About NIS+ Automount Maps

The following sections describe how to use the -o and the -v options to the niscat command to display information about the format and the content of NIS+ automount maps. You do not need to be root or a member of the sysadmin group (GID 14) to display information with the niscat command. You do need to have at least read permission for the NIS+ automount tables. See Chapter 5, “Introducing the NIS+ Environment,” for more information about NIS+. For complete information about how to set up and administer NIS+, refer to the Solaris Naming Setup and Configuration Guide.

Displaying the Format of NIS+ Automount Maps

Information used by NIS+ is stored in tables on the NIS+ root master server. Copies ...

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