NAME [Toc] [Back]
nisls - list the contents of an NIS+ directory
SYNOPSIS [Toc] [Back]
nisls [ -dglLmMR ] [ name... ]
DESCRIPTION [Toc] [Back]
For each name that is an NIS+ directory, nisls lists the contents of
the directory. For each name that is an NIS+ object other than a
directory, nisls simply echos the name. If no name is specified, the
first directory in the search path (see nisdefaults(1)) is listed.
Options [Toc] [Back]
-d Treat NIS+ directories like other NIS+ objects, rather than
listing their contents.
-g Display group owner instead of owner when listing in long format.
-l List in long format. This option displays additional information
about the objects such as their type, creation time, owner, and
The access rights are listed in the following order in long mode:
nobody, owner, group owner, and world.
-L This option specifies that links are to be followed. If name
actually points to a link, it is followed to the linked object.
-m Display modification time instead of creation time when listing
in long format.
-M Master only. This specifies that information is to be returned
from the master server of the named object. This guarantees that
the most up-to-date information is seen at the possible expense
that the master server may be busy.
-R List directories recursively. This option will reiterate the
list for each subdirectory found in the process of listing each
EXTERNAL INFLUENCES [Toc] [Back]
NIS_PATH If this variable is set and the NIS+ name is not fully
qualified, each directory specified will be searched
until the object is found (see nisdefaults(1)).
RETURN VALUE [Toc] [Back]
nisls returns 0 on success and 1 on failure.
WARNINGS [Toc] [Back]
HP-UX 11i Version 2 is the last HP-UX release on which NIS+ is
Hewlett-Packard Company - 1 - HP-UX 11i Version 2: August 2003
LDAP is the recommended replacement for NIS+. HP fully supports the
industry standard naming services based on LDAP.
AUTHOR [Toc] [Back]
nisls was developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
SEE ALSO [Toc] [Back]
nisdefaults(1), nisgrpadm(1), nismatch(1), nistbladm(1),
Hewlett-Packard Company - 2 - HP-UX 11i Version 2: August 2003 [ Back ]