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yp.conf

Section: File Formats (5)
Updated: April 1998
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NAME

/etc/yp.conf - NIS binding configuration file  

DESCRIPTION

The file /etc/yp.conf is read from ypbind(8) at startup or when receiving signal SIGHUP, and from Linux libc5 with NYS support compiled in. The entries are used for the initial binding. Valid entries are

domain nisdomain server hostname

Use server hostname for the domain nisdomain. You could have more then one entry of this type for a single domain.

domain nisdomain broadcast

Use broadcast on the local net for domain nisdomain.

ypserver hostname

Use server server for the local domain.
 

SEE ALSO

ypbind(8)  

AUTHOR

ypbind-mt was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>.


 

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