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

nisrm(1)							   User Commands							  nisrm(1)

nisrm - remove NIS+ objects from the namespace
nisrm [-if] name...
The nisrm command removes NIS+ objects named name from the NIS+ namespace. This command will fail if the NIS+ master server is not running. This command will not remove directories. See nisrmdir(1). Nor will it remove non-empty tables. See nistbladm(1).
The following options are supported: -i Interactive mode. Like the system rm(1) command the nisrm command will ask for confirmation prior to removing an object. If the name specified by name is a non-fully qualified name this option is forced on. This prevents the removal of unexpected objects. -f Force. The removal is attempted, and if it fails for permission reasons, a nischmod(1) is attempted and the removal retried. If the command fails, it fails silently.
The following operand is supported: name A NIS+ named object.
Example 1 Using the nisrm Command Remove the objects foo, bar, and baz from the namespace: example% nisrm foo bar baz
NIS_PATH If this variable is set, and the NIS+ name is not fully qualified, each directory specified will be searched until the object is found. See nisdefaults(1).
The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful operation. 1 Operation failed.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWnisu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
NIS+(1), nischmod(1), nisdefaults(1), nisrmdir(1), nistbladm(1), rm(1), attributes(5)
NIS+ might not be supported in future releases of the SolarisTM Operating Environment. Tools to aid the migration from NIS+ to LDAP are available in the Solaris 9 operating environment. For more information, visit SunOS 5.11 10 Dec 2001 nisrm(1)