tail head cat sleep
QR code linking to this page

Manual Pages  — NETID

NAME

netid YP network credential file

CONTENTS

DESCRIPTION

Files in netid format are rare. One lives in the YP map netid.byname. The format is rather simple. Each row consists of two items: a key and a value. When created by mknetid(8) there are three types of records.

The first type is information about which GIDs a UID has:

unix. <uid >@ <yp-domain><uid >: <gid >, <gid>

The second type contains information about hosts:

unix. <hostname >@ <yp-domain>0: <hostname>

The third type refers to records from a netid file other than the two types above.

FILES

/etc/netid
  for lines not generated automatically by mknetid(8)

EXAMPLES

A configuration file might look like the following:
unix.10714@kaka 10714:400,10
unix.jodie@kaka 0:jodie

SEE ALSO

mknetid(8), yp(8)

AUTHORS

Mats O Jansson <Mt moj@stacken.kth.se>

NETID (5) January 13, 1996

tail head cat sleep
QR code linking to this page


Please direct any comments about this manual page service to Ben Bullock.