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MAN page from Fedora 26 hesiod-3.2.1-7.fc26.x86_64.rpm

HESINFO

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 27 October 1996
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NAME

hesinfo - find out what is stored in the Hesiod database 

SYNOPSIS

hesinfo [-bl] HesiodName HesiodNameType
 

DESCRIPTION

hesinfotakes two arguments, a name to be resolved and a string, knownas a HesiodNameType. It then prints the information returned bythe Hesiod nameserver.

The value returned byhesinfois of the typeHesiodNameType.

hesinfounderstands the following options:

-l
Selects long format.
-b
Prints the fully-qualified string passed to the nameserver.

 

VALID Hesiod_Names

The following types of identifiers may be used in theHesiodNameargument tohesinfo.These values will be resolved by accessing thehesioddatabase.

<username>
the 8-character-or-less string used to identify users or classes(e.g. joeuser, root, 1.00, etc).Used with theHesiod_Name_Typespasswd,pobox,andfilsys.

<uid>
the id number assigned to a user.

<groupid>
the id number assigned to a group.

<groupname>
a name identifying a unique group.

<file-system-name>
the name of an athena file system.

<rvd server>:<pack>
the name of an rvd's server and pack seperated by a colon.

<nfs server>:<partition>
the name of an nfs server and its partition seperated by a colon.

<workstation-name>
the machine name of an Athena workstation (e.g. E40-343-3).

<service-name>
name of an Athena service (e.g. Zephyr).

<service-type>
name of Unix service (valid entries are defined in /etc/services).

<printer-name>
name of a printer.

<printer-cluster-name>
name of an Athena print cluster.

<foo>
somehesinfocalls (e.g. prclusterlist) do not require a specificHesiodNameargument. However, you must include a dummy string (e.g. 'foo') forhesinfo
 to work properly.

 

VALID Hesiod_Name_Types

The following symbols are valid substitutions for theHesiodNameTypeargument tohesinfo.

 passwd
returns string suitable for inclusion in/etc/passwd,searching with<username>.

 pobox
returns information on the pobox assigned to the user specified byHesiodName,searching with<username>.

 uid
returns string suitable for inclusion in/etc/passwd,searching with<uid>.

 gid
returns string suitable for inclusion in/etc/group,searching with<groupid>.

 group
returns string suitable for inclusion in/etc/group,searching with<groupname>.

 grplist
returns subgroups included in supersetdefined by <groupname>.

 filsys
returns file system type, export point, server, mount mode, and import pointfor the following validHesiodNames(see above)- <file system name>, <username>, <rvd server>:<pack>, and <nfs server>:<partition>

 cluster
returns information about the local cluster the workstation, specified by<workstation name>.Included is information about the local file and print servers. Thisinformation is accesses by clusterinfo at boot time.

 sloc
returns network name of service host for<service-name>.

 service
returns Internet protocol type and protocol service port for<service-type>.

 pcap
returns a valid entry for /etc/printcap for<printer-name>.

 prcluserlist
returns a list of print clusters.

 prcluster
returns a list of printers in a cluster specified by<printer-cluster-name>.

 

FILES

/etc/athena/hesiod.conf 

SEE ALSO

`Hesiod - Project Athena Technical Plan -- Name Service', named(8), hesiod(3) 

AUTHOR

Steve Dyer, IBM/Project Athena
Copyright 1987, 1988, 1996 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
VALID Hesiod_Names
VALID Hesiod_Name_Types
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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