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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

yppoll(8)

Name

yppoll - return current version of a NIS map at a NIS server host

Synopsis

/usr/sbin/yppoll [-d ypdomain] [-h host] mapname

Description

The yppoll command asks a ypserv( ) process what the order number is, and which host is the master NIS server for the named map.

Options

–d ypdomain

Use ypdomain instead of the default domain.

–h host

Ask the ypserv process at host about the map parameters. If host is not specified, the NIS server for the local host is used. That is, the default host is the one returned by ypwhich(1).

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/network/nis

See Also

ypwhich(1), ypfiles(5), attributes(7)