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OpenDarwin 7.2.1 - man page for makedbm (opendarwin section 8)

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

NAME
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 <moj@stacken.kth.se>
BSD
July 19, 1994 BSD


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