utility tells the
process on the current machine which YP server process to communicate with. If
is down or is not running a YP server process, it is not discovered until a YP client process attempts to access a YP map, at which time
tests the binding and takes appropriate action.
The ypset utility is most useful for binding a YP client that is not on the same broadcast network as the closest YP server, but can also be used for debugging a local network's YP configuration, testing specific YP client programs, or binding to a specific server when there are many servers on the local network supplying YP maps.
The options are as follows:
Set the YP binding on
host instead of the local machine.
Use the YP domain
domain instead of the default domain as returned by