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ypwhich(1)				  User Commands 			       ypwhich(1)

       ypwhich - return name of NIS server or map master

       ypwhich [-d domain] [ [-t] -m [mname] | [-Vn] hostname]

       ypwhich -x

       ypwhich	returns  the name of the NIS server that supplies the  NIS name services to a NIS
       client, or which is the master for a map. If invoked without arguments, it gives  the  NIS
       server  for  the local machine.	If hostname is specified, that machine is queried to find
       out which NIS master it is using.

       Refer to ypfiles(4) for an overview of the  NIS name services.

       -d domain    Use domain instead of the default domain.

       -t	    This option inhibits map nickname translation.

       -m mname     Find the master NIS server for a map.  No hostname can be specified with  -m.
		    mname  can be a mapname, or a nickname for a map. When mname is omitted, pro-
		    duce a list of available maps.

       -x	    Display the map nickname translation table.

       -Vn	    Version of	ypbind, V3 is default.

       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       |Availability		     |SUNWnisu			   |

       ypfiles(4), attributes(5)

SunOS 5.11				    7 Apr 1995				       ypwhich(1)
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