nicknames(5)                                         nicknames(5)

NAME
       /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 nick-
       names table looks like:

              passwd                   passwd.byname
              group                    group.byname
              networks                 networks.byaddr
              hosts                    hosts.byaddr
              protocols                protocols.bynumber
              services                 services.byname
              aliases                  mail.aliases
              3ethers                  ethers.byname
SEE ALSO
       ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), ypserv(8), ypwhich(1)
AUTHOR
       The  yp-tools  package  was  written  by  Thorsten   Kukuk
       <kukuk@vt.uni-paderborn.de>.

YP Tools 2.2                 May 1998                           1