System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (NIS+)

Displaying the Value of the NIS+ NIS_DEFAULTS Variable

You can check the setting of an environment variable by using the echo command, as shown below:

client% echo $NIS_DEFAULTS

You can also display a general list of the NIS+ defaults active in the namespace by using the nisdefaults command as described in Displaying NIS+ Defaults With nisdefaults.