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YPINIT(8) System Manager's Manual YPINIT(8)

ypinitcreate a YP server (master or slave)

ypinit -m [domainname]

ypinit -s master_server [domainname]

ypinit -u [domainname]

ypinit may be used to set up a YP server, or to change the ypserver map. If domainname is not given, the default domainname will be used.

The options are as follows:

Set up a master YP server.
master_server [domainname]
Set up a slave YP server. master_server must be a running YP master server.
Update the ypserver map on a YP master server, or create a new one if the old one has been deleted.

domainname(1), Makefile.yp(8), yp(8), ypserv(8)

Mats O Jansson <>

July 16, 2013 OpenBSD-7.3