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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       yppoll - return version and master server of a NIS map

SYNOPSYS    [Toc]    [Back]

       yppoll [ -h host ] [ -d domain ] mapname

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       yppoll

OPTIONS    [Toc]    [Back]

       -h host
	      Ask the NIS server process running on host for information about
	      mapname.	If host is not specified, the  server  polled  is  the
	      default server returned by ypwhich(1).

       -d domain
	      Specify  a  domain  other than the default domain as returned by
	      domainname(1).

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

      
      
       domainname(8), ypbind(8),  ypcat(8),  ypmatch(1),  ypserv(8),  yset(8),
       ypwhich(1)

AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]

       yppoll  is  part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten
       Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>.



YP Tools 2.5			   May 1998			     yppoll(8)
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