Solaris Naming Administration Guide

Displaying the Bindings of a Composite Name

The fnlookup command shows the binding of the given composite name.

fnlookup [-vAL] [name]
Table 20-3 fnlookup Command Options




The name of a context. Displays the binding and XFN link of name


Verbose. Displays the binding in more detail 


Also displays the XFN link that the name is bound to 


Forces fnlist to obtain its information from the authoritative server. Under NIS and NIS+, that is the domain master server. The -A option has no effect when the primary naming service is files-based.

For example: to display the binding of user/ana/service/printer:

# fnlookup user/ana/service/printer