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YPWHICH(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 						YPWHICH(1)

ypwhich -- return hostname of YP server of map master SYNOPSIS
ypwhich [-d domain] [[-t] -m [mname] | host] ypwhich -x DESCRIPTION
The ypwhich utility tells which YP server supplies YP services to a client, or which is the master for a map. If invoked without arguments, it gives the YP server for the local machine. If host is specified, that machine is queried to find out which YP server it is using. The options are as follows: -d domain Specify a domain other than the default domain. -t Inhibit translation of map nicknames to their corresponding map names. -m [mname] Find the master YP server for the named map. No host may be specified with the -m option. The mname argument can be a map name or nickname. If mname is omitted, ypwhich will produce a list of available maps. -x Display the map nickname table. SEE ALSO
domainname(1), ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), yp(8), ypbind(8), yppoll(8), ypset(8) AUTHORS
Theo De Raadt BSD
February 23, 1994 BSD

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ypwhich - return name of NIS server or map master SYNOPSIS
ypwhich [ -d domain ] [ -Vn ] [ hostname ] ypwhich [ -d domain ] [ -t ] -m [ mname ] ypwhich -x DESCRIPTION
ypwhich returns the name of the NIS server that supplies the NIS 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. OPTIONS
-d domain Specify a domain other than 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 the -m option. mname can be a mapname or nickname for a map. If mname is omitted, ypwhich will produce a list of available maps. -x Display the map nickname translation table. -Vn Version of ypbind(8), V2 is default. FILES
/var/yp/nicknames map nickname translation table. SEE ALSO
domainname(8), nicknames(5), ypbind(8), ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), yppoll(8), ypserv(8), ypset(8) AUTHOR
ypwhich is part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten Kukuk <>. YP Tools 2.14 April 2010 ypwhich(1)
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