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MKNETID

Section: Linux Reference Manual (8)
Updated: August 1996
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NAME

mknetid - generate data for netid map  

SYNOPSIS

/usr/lib/yp/mknetid [ -q ] [ -h hosts ] [ -p passwd ] [ -g group ] [ -d domain ] [ -n netid ] /usr/lib/yp/mknetid --version

 

DESCRIPTION

mknetid generates the netid.byname NIS map from the contents of the group(5), passwd(5), hosts(5) and netid files. It checks for multiple entrys of netids and warn for them or filters them out. It is only called by /var/yp/Makefile when rebuilding the NIS map.  

OPTIONS

-q
This flag turns on 'quiet' mode,d on't print a warning message when finding an duplicate netid entry.
-h hosts
The -h flag can be used to specify the use of another hosts file then the default /etc/hosts.
-p passwd
The -p flag can be used to specify the use of another passwd file then the default /etc/passwd.
-g group
The -g flag can be used to specify the use of another group file then the default /etc/group.
-n netid
The -n flag can be used to specify the use of another netid file then the default /etc/netid.
-d domain
The mknetid command uses the system domainname by default. If it is not set or you whish to override it, you must use the -d parameter.
--version
Prints the version number
 

FILES

/etc/group
groups file
/etc/hosts
hosts database
/etc/netid
netname database
/etc/passwd
password file
 

SEE ALSO

passwd(8), group(5), hosts(5), passwd(5)

 

AUTHOR

Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>


 

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