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nicknames

Section: File Formats (5)
Updated: May 1999
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NAME

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

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>.


 

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