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nidomain - NetInfo domain utility
nidomain -l [ hostname ]
nidomain -m tag
nidomain -d tag
nidomain -c tag master/remotetag
The nidomain utility is an interface to nibindd(8), to which it sends all of its requests
about the domains served on a given machine. It also can be used to create and destroy
The nidomain utility will allow one to create multiple levels of NetInfo hierarchy, but it
is not a particularly easy way to do it. One should use the NetInfo Manager application
for setting up multilevel hierarchies.
-l [ hostname ]
List the domains by tag served on the given hostname. If hostname is unspecified,
the local host is used.
-m tag Create a new NetInfo database and server on the local machine for the domain tag of
-d tag Destroy the local NetInfo database and server associated with the domain tagged
tag. If the database was associated with a clone, the machine's ``serves'' prop-
erty on the master is NOT modified to reflect the fact that the database has been
-c tag master/remotetag
Creates a clone NetInfo database with the domain tagged tag. The database is
cloned from the machine master and remote tag remotetag. The machine's ``serves''
property should be set up prior to running this command to contain the entry
Apple Computer, Inc. March 23, 1989 NIDOMAIN(8)
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