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

niscat Command Syntax

To display the contents of a table, use:

niscat [-hM] tablename

To display the object properties of a table, use:

niscat -o tablename
niscat -o entry
Table 19–5 niscat Options




Header. Displays a header line above the table entries, listing the name of each column. 


Master. Displays only the entries of the table stored on the Master server. This ensures you get the most up-to-date information and should be used only for debugging. 


Object. Displays object information about the table, such as column names, properties, and servers.