Returns the machine name of the Network Information Services (NIS) master server for a map.
C Library (libc.a)
#include <rpcsvc/ypclnt.h> #include <rpcsvc/yp_prot.h>
yp_master ( indomain, inmap, outname)
The yp_master subroutine returns the machine name of the NIS master server for a map.
|indomain||Points to the name of the domain used as input to the subroutine.|
|inmap||Points to the name of the map used as input to the subroutine.|
|outname||Specifies the address of the uninitialized string pointer where the name of the domain's yp_master server is returned. Memory is allocated by the NIS client using the malloc subroutine, and may be freed by the application.|
Upon successful completion, this subroutine returns a value of 0. If unsuccessful, it returns one of the error codes described in the rpcsvc/yp_prot.h file.
This subroutine is part of Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.
The malloc subroutine.
Network Information Service (NIS) Overview for System Management in AIX 5L Version 5.1 System Management Guide: Communications and Networks.
List of NIS Programming References and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Overview for Programming in AIX 5L Version 5.1 Communications Programming Concepts.