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yppoll(1m) [bsd man page]

yppoll(1M)						  System Administration Commands						yppoll(1M)

NAME
yppoll - return current version of a NIS map at a NIS server host SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/yppoll [-d ypdomain] [-h host] mapname DESCRIPTION
The yppoll command asks a ypserv() process what the order number is, and which host is the master NIS server for the named map. OPTIONS
-d ypdomain Use ypdomain instead of the default domain. -h host Ask the ypserv process at host about the map parameters. If host is not specified, the NIS server for the local host is used. That is, the default host is the one returned by ypwhich(1). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWnisu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ypwhich(1), ypfiles(4), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 14 Sep 1992 yppoll(1M)

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yppoll(1M)                                                System Administration Commands                                                yppoll(1M)

NAME
yppoll - return current version of a NIS map at a NIS server host SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/yppoll [-d ypdomain] [-h host] mapname DESCRIPTION
The yppoll command asks a ypserv() process what the order number is, and which host is the master NIS server for the named map. OPTIONS
-d ypdomain Use ypdomain instead of the default domain. -h host Ask the ypserv process at host about the map parameters. If host is not specified, the NIS server for the local host is used. That is, the default host is the one returned by ypwhich(1). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWnisu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ypwhich(1), ypfiles(4), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 14 Sep 1992 yppoll(1M)

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