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User Commands                                            nisrm(1)

NAME

nisrm - remove NIS+ objects from the namespace

SYNOPSIS

nisrm [ -if ] name ...

DESCRIPTION

The nisrm command removes NIS+ objects named name from the NIS+ namespace. This command will fail if the NIS+ master server is not run- ning.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported: -i Interactive mode. Like the system rm(1) command the nisrm command will ask for confirmation prior to removing an object. If the name specified by name is a non-fully qualified name this option is forced on. This prevents the removal of unexpected objects. -f Force. The removal is attempted, and if it fails for permission reasons, a nischmod(1) is attempted and the removal retried. If the command fails, it fails silently.

OPERANDS

The following operand is supported: name A NIS+ named object.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: An exmaple of the nisrm command. Remove the objects foo, bar, and baz from the namespace: example% nisrm foo bar baz

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

NIS_PATH If this variable is set, and the NIS+ name is not fully qualified, each directory specified will be searched until the object is found (see nisdefaults(1) ).

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful operation. 1 Operation failed. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 25 Feb 1993 1 User Commands nisrm(1)

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWnisu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

nis+(1), nischmod(1), nisdefaults(1), nisrmdir(1), nistbladm(1) , rm(1), attributes(5)

NOTES

This command will not remove directories (see nisrmdir(1)) nor will it remove non-empty tables (see nistbladm(1)). SunOS 5.8 Last change: 25 Feb 1993 2