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Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

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domainname [name]

NFS/NIS command. Set or display name of current NIS domain. With no argument, domainname displays the name of the current NIS domain. Only a privileged user can set the domain name by giving an argument; this is usually done in a startup script.

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