PYTHON yp_match

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import nis
nis.match(key, map, domain)

PHP yp_match

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yp_match

(PHP 4, PHP 5 <= 5.0.5)

yp_matchReturns the matched line

Description

string yp_match ( string $domain , string $map , string $key )

Returns the value associated with the passed key out of the specified map .

Parameters

domain

The NIS domain name.

map

The NIS map.

key

This key must be exact.

Return Values

Returns the value, or FALSE on errors.

Examples

Example #1 Example for NIS match

<?php
$entry 
yp_match($domain"passwd.byname""joe");
echo 
"Matched entry is: " $entry;
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

joe:##joe:11111:100:Joe User:/home/j/joe:/usr/local/bin/bash

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