ypwhich - return hostname of YP server or map master
ypwhich [-d domain] [[-h host] [-t] -m [mname] | host]
ypwhich tells which YP server supplies YP services to a
client, or which
is the master for a map. If invoked without arguments, it
gives the YP
server for the local machine. If host is specified, that
queried to find out which YP server it is using.
The options are as follows:
Specify a domain other than the default domain.
Specify which host to ask when -m is given.
-t Inhibit translation of map nicknames to their corresponding map
Find the master YP server for the named map. No
host may be
specified with the -m option. Mname can be a map
name or nickname.
If mname is omitted, ypwhich will produce a
list of available
-x Display the map nickname table.
domainname(1), ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), yp(8), ypbind(8), yppoll(8),
Theo De Raadt
OpenBSD 3.6 February 23, 1994
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