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MAKEDBM(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 						MAKEDBM(8)

makedbm -- create a YP database SYNOPSIS
makedbm -u file makedbm -U file makedbm [-bls] [-i yp_input_file] [-o yp_output_file] [-d yp_domain_name] [-m yp_master_name] infile outfile DESCRIPTION
Makedbm is the utiliy in YP that creates the database file containing the YP map. The databse format is a slightly modified version of ndbm. The options are as follows: -u Dump a database to standard output. -U Same as -u but also try db(3) hash format. -b Interdomain. Include an entry in the database informing a YP server to use DNS to get information about unknown hosts. This option will only have effect on the two maps hosts.byname and hosts.byaddr. -l Lowercase. Convert all keys to lower case before adding them to the YP database. -s Secure map. Include an entry in the database informing ypxfr(8) and ypserv(8) that the YP map is going to be handled as secure. -i yp_input_file Include an entry the in the map with the key YP_INPUT_FILE and the argument as value. -o yp_output_file Include an entry the in the map with the key YP_OUTPUT_FILE and the argument as value. -d yp_domain_name Include an entry the in the map with the key YP_DOMAIN_NAME and the argument as value. -m yp_master_name Include an entry the in the map with the key YP_MASTER_NAME and the argument as value. SEE ALSO
yp(8), db(3), ypxfr(8), ypserv(8) AUTHOR
Mats O Jansson <> BSD
July 19, 1994 BSD

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makedbm(1M)						  System Administration Commands					       makedbm(1M)

makedbm - make a dbm file, or get a text file from a dbm file SYNOPSIS
makedbm [-b] [-l] [-s] [-E] [-i yp_input_file] [-o yp_output_name] [-d yp_domain_name] [-m yp_master_name] [-S delimiter] [-D number_of_delimiters] infile outfile makedbm [-u dbmfilename] DESCRIPTION
The makedbm utility takes the infile and converts it to a pair of files in ndbm format (see ndbm(3C)), namely outfile.pag and outfile.dir. Each line of the input file is converted to a single dbm record. All characters up to the first TAB or SPACE form the key, and the rest of the line is the data. If a line ends with `' (backslash), the data for that record is continued on to the next line. makedbm does not treat `#' (pound-sign) as a special character. Because makedbm is mainly used in generating dbm files for the NIS name service, it generates a special entry with the key yp_last_modi- fied, which is the date of infile (or the current time, if infile is `-'). The entries that have keys with the prefix yp_ are interpreted by NIS server utilities. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -b Insert the YP_INTERDOMAIN into the output. This key causes ypserv(1M) to use DNS for host name and address lookups for hosts not found in the maps. -d yp_domain_name Create a special entry with the key yp_domain_name. -D number_of delimiters Specify number_of_delimiters to skip before forming the key. -E Delimiters are escaped. -i yp_input_file Create a special entry with the key yp_input_file. -l Lower case. Convert the keys of the given map to lower case, so that, for example, host name matches succeed independent of upper or lower case distinctions. -m yp_master_name Create a special entry with the key yp_master_name. If no master host name is specified, yp_master_name is set to the local host name. -o yp_output_name Create a special entry with the key yp_output_name. -s Secure map. Accept connections from secure NIS networks only. -S delimiter Specify the delimiter to use instead of the default delimiter for forming the key. -u dbmfilename Undo a dbm file. Prints out the file in text format, one entry per line, with a single space separating keys from values. OPERANDS
The following operands are supported: infile Input file for makedbm. If infile is `-' (dash), the standard input is read. outfile One of two output files in ndbm format: outfile.pag and outfile.dir. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ypserv(1M), ndbm(3C), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 17 Aug 1999 makedbm(1M)
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