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YPBATCHUPD(8C)                                                  YPBATCHUPD(8C)



NAME
       ypbatchupd - NIS batch update daemon

SYNOPSIS
       /usr/etc/rpc.ypbatchupd

AVAILABILITY
       Available  only  on  Sun  386i systems running a SunOS 4.0.x release or
       earlier.  Not a SunOS 4.1 release feature.

DESCRIPTION
       ypbatchupd(8C) is the remote service used by snap(1)  and  logintool(8)
       to  update the Network Information Service (NIS) database on the master
       server, and to push all modified NIS maps to NIS servers.  It  is  nor-
       mally started by /etc/rc.local.

SEE ALSO
       snap(1), logintool(8), rc(8)

NOTES
       The  Network Information Service (NIS) was formerly known as Sun Yellow
       Pages (YP).  The functionality of the two remains the  same;  only  the
       name  has  changed.  The name Yellow Pages is a registered trademark in
       the United Kingdom of British Telecommunications plc, and  may  not  be
       used without permission.



                                6 October 1989                  YPBATCHUPD(8C)