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YP Tools 4.2.3
April 2010

nis

clients and daemons for the Network Information Service (NIS)

yp-tools

Tools for working with Network Information System (NIS)

NAME

ypcat - print values of all keys in a NIS database

SYNOPSIS

ypcat [ -kt ] [ -d domain ] [ -h hostname ] mapname
ypcat -x

DESCRIPTION

ypcat prints the values of all keys from the NIS database specified by mapname, which may be a map name or a map nickname.

OPTIONS

-d domain
Specify a domain other than the default domain as returned by domainname(8).
-h hostname
Specify a hostname other than the default one as found by ypbind(8).
-k Display map keys. This option is useful with maps in which the values are null or the key is not part of the value.
-t This option inhibits map nickname translation.
-x Display the map nickname translation table.

FILES

/var/yp/nicknames
map nickname translation table.

AUTHOR

ypcat is part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten Kukuk <>.
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