yppoll man page
yppoll — 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).
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 <email@example.com>.
ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), ypserv(8), ypset(8), ypwhich(1).