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MAKEDBM

MAKEDBM

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: August 2001
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NAME

makedbm - create or dump a ypserv database file  

SYNOPSIS

/usr/lib/yp/makedbm [ -a | -r ] [ -b ] [ -c ] [ -s ] [ -l ] [ -i YP_INPUT_NAME ] [ -o YP_OUTPUT_NAME ] [ -m YP_MASTER_NAME ] inputfile dbname
/usr/lib/yp/makedbm -u dbname
/usr/lib/yp/makedbm -c
/usr/lib/yp/makedbm --version  

DESCRIPTION

makedbm takes the inputfile and converts it to a ypserv database file. In the moment, GDBM is used as database. Each line of the input file is converted to a single record. All characters up to the first TAB or SPACE are the key, and the rest of the line is the data. makedbm does not treat `#' as a special character.  

OPTIONS

-a
Special support for mail aliases. We couldn't use sendmail for it, since sendmail uses db, but ypserv gdbm as database format.
-b
Insert the YP_INTERDOMAIN into the output. This key causes ypserv(8) to use DNS for host name and address lookups for hosts not found in the maps.
-c
send a YPPROC_CLEAR to the local ypserv(8). This causes ypserv to invalidate all cached entries.
-l
Convert the keys of the given map to lower case.
-i YP_INPUT_NAME
Create a special entry with the key YP_INPUT_NAME.
-m YP_MASTER_NAME
Create a special entry with the key YP_MASTER_NAME. If no master host name is specified, YP_MASTER_NAME will be set to the local host name.
-o YP_OUTPUT_NAME
Create a special entry with the key YP_OUTPUT_NAME.
-r
Handle `#' as comment sign and remove the comment.
-s
Secure map. Accept connections from secure NIS networks only (reserved ports).
-u dbname
Dump a ypserv database file. Prints out the file in text format, one entry per line, with a single space separating keys from values.
--no-limit-check
Don't check for NIS key and data limit.
 

SEE ALSO

ypserv(8)  

AUTHOR

makedbm was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>.


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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