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

Using the niscat Command With NIS+ Directories

The niscat -o command can be used to list the object properties of an NIS+ directory. To use it, you must have read access to the directory object itself.

Listing the Object Properties of an NIS+ Directory

To list the object properties of a directory, use niscat -o and the directory's name:

niscat -o directory-name

For example:

rootmaster# niscat -o
Object Name : doc
Owner :
Group :
Domain : Com.
Access Rights : r---rmcdr---r---
Time to Live : 24:0:0
Object Type : DIRECTORY