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NAME

/var/yp/nicknames - nickname translation table for NIS maps

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Description
Author

DESCRIPTION

nicknames contains a list of aliases and the corresponding NIS maps. There is one entry per line. The default nicknames table looks like:
passwd passwd.byname
group group.byname
networks networks.byaddr
hosts hosts.byname
protocols protocols.bynumber
services services.byname
aliases mail.aliases
ethers ethers.byname

SEE ALSO

ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), ypserv(8), ypwhich(1)

AUTHOR

The yp-tools package was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>.


YP Tools @PK_VERSION@ nicknames (5) May 1999
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