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niserror(1)                      User Commands                     niserror(1)



NAME
       niserror - display NIS+ error messages

SYNOPSIS
       niserror error-num

DESCRIPTION
       niserror  prints the  NIS+ error associated with status value error-num
       on the standard output. It is used by shell scripts to  translate  NIS+
       error numbers that are returned into text messages.

EXAMPLES
       Example 1: Using niserror

       The following example prints the error associated with the error number
       20:

       example% niserror 20
       Not Found, no such name

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       tab()    allbox;    cw(2.750000i)|     cw(2.750000i)     lw(2.750000i)|
       lw(2.750000i).  ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE AvailabilitySUNWnisu


SEE ALSO
       nis+(1), nis_error(3NSL), attributes(5)

NOTES
       NIS+ might not be supported in future releases of the SolarisTM Operat-
       ing Environment. Tools to aid the  migration  from  NIS+  to  LDAP  are
       available in the Solaris 9 operating environment. For more information,
       visit http://www.sun.com/directory/nisplus/transition.html.



SunOS 5.10                        10 Dec 2001                      niserror(1)