nicknames

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DESCRIPTION
SEE ALSO
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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@linux-nis.org>.