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

NAME

ypxfr, ypxfr_1perhour, ypxfr_1perday, ypxfr_2perdayget a YP map from YP server

SYNOPSIS

ypxfr [-cf] [-C tid prog ipadd port] [-d domain] [-h host] [-s domain] mapname

DESCRIPTION

ypxfr is the utility in YP that transfers maps to the local host.
Since the YP master transfers a map when it has changed, an YP slave should check for missed maps regularly. This can be done via an entry in crontab(5). The scripts ypxfr_1perhour, ypxfr_2perday and ypxfr_1perday could be used for that.
The options are as follows:
 
 
-C tid prog ipadd port
This option is only used by ypserv. This is to open communication with a yppush on another host.
 
 
-c
Don't send a "Clear current map" to local ypserv process. Useful if ypserv isn't running locally to avoid timeout message.
 
 
-d domain
Don't use default domain, use the specified domain.
 
 
-f
Force map transfer, even if version of master is older than local copy.
 
 
-h host
Get map from host instead of the maps master host.
 
 
-s domain
Specify a source domain other than the target domain.

FILES

/usr/sbin/ypxfr_1perhour
 
/usr/sbin/ypxfr_2perday
 
/usr/sbin/ypxfr_1perday
 

SEE ALSO

yp(8), yppush(8), ypserv(8)

AUTHORS

Mats O Jansson <moj@stacken.kth.se>
November 21, 2015 OpenBSD-current