/var/yp/nicknames(5) nickname translation table for NIS maps

DESCRIPTION

nicknames contains a list of aliases and the corresponding NIS maps. There is one entry per line. The default nicknames table looks like:
passwd
passwd.byname
group
group.byname
networks
networks.byaddr
hosts
hosts.byname
protocols
protocols.bynumber
services
services.byname
aliases
mail.aliases
ethers
ethers.byname

AUTHOR

The yp-tools package was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>.