The nis Module

(Unix only, Optional) The nis module provides an interface to the NIS (yellow pages) services, as Example 12-6 shows. It can be used to fetch values from a NIS database, if available.

Example 12-6. Using the nis Module

File: nis-example-1.py

import nis
import string

print nis.cat("ypservers")
print string.split(nis.match("bacon", "hosts.byname"))

{'bacon.spam.egg': 'bacon.spam.egg'}
['194.18.155.250', 'bacon.spam.egg', 'bacon', 'spam-010']

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