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

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ypmatch [options] key... mname

NFS/NIS command. Print value of one or more keys from an NIS map specified by mname. mname may be either a map name or a map nickname.


-d domain

Specify domain other than default domain.


Before printing value of a key, print the key itself, followed by a colon (:).


Do not translate nickname to map name.


Display map nickname table listing the nicknames (mnames) known, and the map name associated with each nickname. Do not require an mname argument.

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