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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

ypserv_resolv(8)

Name

ypserv_resolv - DNS forwarding service daemon for NIS

Synopsis

ypserv_resolv [-v | -V] [-F [-C fd]] [-t xx] [-p yy]

Description

ypserv_resolv is an auxiliary process that provides DNS forwarding service for NIS hosts requests to ypserv that is running in the NIS compatibility mode. It is generally started by invoking ypserv(8) with the –d option. Although it is not recommended, ypserv_resolv can also be started independently with the options shown below.

This command requires that the /etc/resolv.conf file be setup for communication with a DNS nameserver. The dig(1) utility can be used to verify communication with a DNS nameserver. See resolv.conf(5) and dig(1).

Options

–F

Run in foreground.

–C fd

Use fd for service xprt.

–v

Verbose. Send output to the syslog daemon.

–V

Verbose. Send output to stdout.

–t xx

Use transport xx.

–p yy

Use transient program# yy.

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/network/nis

See Also

resolv.conf(5), attributes(7), dig(1)