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MAKEDBM(8)              OpenBSD System Manager's Manual             MAKEDBM(8)

NAME
     makedbm - create a YP database

SYNOPSIS
     makedbm -u file
     makedbm -U file
     makedbm [-bls] [-i yp_input_file] [-o yp_output_file] [-d yp_domain_name]
             [-m yp_master_name] infile outfile

DESCRIPTION
     makedbm is the utility in YP that creates the database file containing
     the YP map.  The database format is a slightly modified version of ndbm.

     The options are as follows:

     -u      Dump a database to standard output.

     -U      Same as -u but also try db(3) hash format.

     -b      Interdomain.  Include an entry in the database informing a YP
             server to use DNS to get information about unknown hosts.  This
             option will only have effect on the two maps hosts.byname and
             hosts.byaddr.

     -l      Lowercase.  Convert all keys to lower case before adding them to
             the YP database.

     -s      Secure map.  Include an entry in the database informing ypxfr(8)
             and ypserv(8) that the YP map is going to be handled as secure.

     -i yp_input_file
             Include an entry in the map with the key YP_INPUT_FILE and the
             argument as value.

     -o yp_output_file
             Include an entry in the map with the key YP_OUTPUT_FILE and the
             argument as value.

     -d yp_domain_name
             Include an entry in the map with the key YP_DOMAIN_NAME and the
             argument as value.

     -m yp_master_name
             Include an entry in the map with the key YP_MASTER_NAME and the
             argument as value.

SEE ALSO
     db(3), yp(8), ypserv(8), ypxfr(8)

AUTHORS
     Mats O Jansson <mojATstacken.se>

OpenBSD 3.6                      July 19, 1994                               1