Tag: YP

  • ypdomainname . more on this

    TYPICAL COMMANDLINE SESSION RELATED [bash] $ypdomainname ypdomainname: Local domain name not set $ypdomainname -A debian.local $ypdomainname -a debian $ypdomainname -i $ [/bash]

  • ypdomainname – show or set the system’s NIS/YP domain name

    ABOUT NIS The Network Information Service, or NIS (originally called Yellow Pages or YP), is a client–server directory service protocol for distributing system configuration data such as user and host names between computers on a computer network. Sun Microsystems developed the NIS; the technology is licensed to virtually all other Unix vendors. Because British Telecom […]