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.Dd February 23, 1994
.Dt YPWHICH 1
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm ypwhich
.Nd return hostname of YP server of map master
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl d Ar domain
.Oo
.Op Fl t
.Fl m Oo Ar mname Oc | Ar host
.Oc
.Nm
.Fl x
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm
utility tells which
.Tn YP
server supplies
.Tn YP
services to a client, or which is the master for a map.
If invoked without arguments, it gives the
.Tn YP
server for the local machine.
If
.Ar host
is specified, that machine is queried to find out
which
.Tn YP
server it is using.
.Pp
The options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width indent
.It Fl d Ar domain
Specify a domain other than the default domain.
.It Fl t
Inhibit translation of map nicknames
to their corresponding map names.
.It Fl m Op Ar mname
Find the master
.Tn YP
server for the named map.
No
.Ar host
may be specified with the
.Fl m
option.
The
.Ar mname
argument
can be a map name or nickname.
If
.Ar mname
is omitted,
.Nm
will produce a list of available maps.
.It Fl x
Display the map nickname table.
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr domainname 1 ,
.Xr ypcat 1 ,
.Xr ypmatch 1 ,
.Xr yp 8 ,
.Xr ypbind 8 ,
.Xr yppoll 8 ,
.Xr ypset 8
.Sh AUTHORS
.An Theo De Raadt