ypmatch(1) print the values of one or more keys from a NIS map


ypmatch [ -kt ] [ -d domain ] key ... mapname
ypmatch -x


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.


-d domain
Specify a domain other than the default domain as returned by domainname(1).
Display map keys. This option is useful with maps in which the values are null or the key is not part of the value.
This option inhibits map nickname translation.
Display the map nickname translation table.


map nickname translation table.


ypmatch is part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten Kukuk <[email protected]>.