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Nickname translation table for NIS maps.

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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 <@linux-nis.org>.
YP Tools 3.3 April 2010 nicknames(5)
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