(PHP 3>= 3.0.7, PHP 4 )

yp_match -- Returns the matched line


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

yp_match() returns the value associated with the passed key out of the specified map or FALSE. This key must be exact.

Example 1. Example for NIS match

$entry = yp_match ($domain, "passwd.byname", "joe");
echo "Matched entry is: " . $entry;

In this case this could be: joe:##joe:11111:100:Joe User:/home/j/joe:/usr/local/bin/bash

See also yp-get-default-domain()