server for changing NIS information
ypupdated is a daemon that updates information
in the Network Information Service (NIS) database.
ypupdated consults the file
in the directory /var/yp
to determine which NIS maps should be updated and how to change them.
ypupdated takes the following options:
Accept RPC calls with the insecure AUTH_UNIX credentials.
This allows programmatic updating of NIS maps in all networks.
ypupdated is normally started up by
By default, ypupdated requires the most secure method of
authentication available to it, either
DES (secure) or
Only alphanumeric, [A-Za-z0-9], and the following characters are
allowed to be present in an NIS map which is used with ypupdated:
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