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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for niserror (opensolaris section 1)

niserror(1)							   User Commands						       niserror(1)

NAME
niserror - display NIS+ error messages
SYNOPSIS
niserror error-num
DESCRIPTION
niserror prints the NIS+ error associated with status value error-num on the standard output. It is used by shell scripts to translate NIS+ error numbers that are returned into text messages.
EXAMPLES
Example 1 Using niserror The following example prints the error associated with the error number 20: example% niserror 20 Not Found, no such name
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWnisu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
NIS+(1), nis_error(3NSL), attributes(5)
NOTES
NIS+ might not be supported in future releases of the Solaris operating system. Tools to aid the migration from NIS+ to LDAP are available in the current Solaris release. For more information, visit http://www.sun.com/directory/nisplus/transition.html. SunOS 5.11 2 Dec 2005 niserror(1)