yphelper - Man Page

helper application for internal use


yphelper is a internal helper application for ypserv and should not be used by the normal user or system administrator.


-d domainname

Use domainname as default domain.


Print the canonical hostname.

-i map

Return '0' if we are the NIS master of map or '1' if not.

-m master

Print the name of all NIS maps where master is the NIS master server.

-p passwdshadow

Merge the passwd and shadow files.

-g groupgshadow

Merge the group and gshadow files.


yphelper was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@linux-nis.org>.


01/30/2024 NIS Reference Manual