ypmatch(1)                                             ypmatch(1)

NAME
       ypmatch  - print the values of one or more keys from a NIS
       map

SYNOPSYS
       ypmatch [ -kt ] [ -d domain ] key ... mapname
       ypmatch -x

DESCRIPTION
       ypmatch prints the values of one or more keys from the NIS
       database  specified by mapname, which may be a map name or
       a map nickname.

OPTIONS
       -d domain
              Specify a domain other than the default  domain  as
              returned by domainname(1).

       -k     Display  map  keys. This option is useful with maps
              in which the values are null or the key is not part
              of the value.

       -t     This option inhibits map nickname translation.

       -x     Display the map nickname translation table.

FILES
       /var/yp/nicknames
              map nickname translation table.

SEE ALSO
       domainname(8),    nicknames(5),    ypbind(8),    ypcat(1),
       yppoll(8), ypserv(8), yset(8), ypwhich(1)

AUTHOR
       ypmatch is part of the yp-tools package, which was written
       by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@vt.uni-paderborn.de>.

YP Tools 2.2                 May 1998                           1