yp_match

(PHP 3 >= 3.0.7, PHP 4, PHP 5 <= 5.0.4)

yp_match -- Returns 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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