nicknames man page

/var/yp/nicknames — 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

See Also

ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), ypserv(8), ypwhich(1)

Author

The yp-tools package was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@linux-nis.org>.

Referenced By

ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), ypwhich(1).

April 2010 YP Tools 2.14