ypcat(1)ypcat(1)NAMEypcat - print all values in Network Information Service map
The Network Information Service (NIS) was formerly known as Yellow
Pages (YP). The functionality of the two remains the same; only the
name has changed.
prints all values in a Network Information Service (NIS) map specified
by mname, which can be either a mapname or a map nickname. A map nick‐
name is a synonym by which a NIS map can be referenced. Values are
listed, one per line. Since uses the NIS network services, no NIS
server is specified.
recognizes the following options:
Print the associated key preceding each value.
This option is useful for examining maps in which the
values are null or the keys are not part of the value,
such as the ypservers map. The maps derived from files
that have an ASCII version in (such as and are not in
Inhibit the translation of a map's
nickname to its corresponding mapname. For example,
fails because there is no map named whereas translates
domain other than the default domain, that is, one
returned by (see domainname(1)).
nickname for each NIS map.
Display the network-wide password database whose mapname is and nick‐
was developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
SEE ALSOdomainname(1), ypmatch(1), ypserv(1M), ypfiles(4).