YPPOLL(1M) Maintenance Commands YPPOLL(1M)


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).


SEE ALSO


ypwhich(1), ypfiles(4), attributes(5)


September 14, 1992 YPPOLL(1M)