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ypmatch(1)						      General Commands Manual							ypmatch(1)

NAME
ypmatch - print the values of one or more keys from a NIS map
SYNOPSYS
ypmatch [ -kt ] [ -d domain ] key ... mapname ypmatch -x
DESCRIPTION
ypmatch prints the values of one or more keys from the NIS database specified by mapname, which may be a map name or a map nickname.
OPTIONS
-d domain Specify a domain other than the default domain as returned by domainname(1). -k Display map keys. This option is useful with maps in which the values are null or the key is not part of the value. -t This option inhibits map nickname translation. -x Display the map nickname translation table.
FILES
/var/yp/nicknames map nickname translation table.
SEE ALSO
domainname(8), nicknames(5), ypbind(8), ypcat(1), yppoll(8), ypserv(8), yset(8), ypwhich(1)
AUTHOR
ypmatch is part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>. YP Tools 2.7 May 1999 ypmatch(1)