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return version and master server of a NIS map


yppoll [ -h host ] [ -d domain ] mapname


yppoll queries ypserv(8) which host the NIS master server for a named map is and what the order number of this map is.


-h host

Ask the NIS server process running on host for information about mapname. If host is not specified, the server polled is the default server returned by ypwhich(1).

-d domain

Specify a domain other than the default domain as returned by domainname(8).

See Also

domainname(8), ypbind(8), ypcat(8), ypmatch(1), ypserv(8), ypset(8), ypwhich(1)


yppoll is part of the yp-tools package, which was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@linux-nis.org>.

Referenced By

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

April 2010 YP Tools 4.2.3