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YPSET(8)                  BSD System Manager's Manual                 YPSET(8)

NAME
     ypset -- tell ypbind(8) which YP server process to use

SYNOPSIS
     ypset [-h host] [-d domain] server

DESCRIPTION
     Ypset tells the ypbind(8) process on the current machine which YP server process to communicate with.
     If server is down or is not running a YP server process, it is not discovered until a YP client process
     attempts to access a YP map, at which time ypbind(8) tests the binding and takes appropriate action.

     Ypset is most useful for binding a YP client that is not on the same broadcast network as the closest
     YP server, but can also be used for debugging a local network's YP configuration, testing specific YP
     client programs, or binding to a specific server when there are many servers on the local network sup-plying supplying
     plying YP maps.

     The options are as follows:

     -h host
             Set the YP binding on host instead of the local machine.

     -d domain
             Use the YP domain domain instead of the default domain as returned by domainname(1).

SEE ALSO
     domainname(1), ypbind(8), ypcat(1), ypmatch(1), yppoll(8), ypwhich(1), yp(8)

AUTHOR
     Theo de Raadt

BSD                            October 25, 1994                            BSD

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