man nscd Command

Man page for apt-get nscd Command

Man Page for nscd in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man nscd

Man Nscd  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man nscd in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man nscd

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

NSCD(8)                                                              BSD System Manager's Manual                                                             NSCD(8)

nscd  Äî name service caching daemon

nscd [OPTION...]

Nscd caches libc issued requests to the Name Service. If retrieving NSS data is fairly expensive, nscd is able to speed up consecutive access to the same data
dramatically and increase overall system performance. Nscd should be run at boot time by /etc/init.d/nscd.

d, debug
Do not fork and display messages on the current tty.

f, config file NAME
Read configuration data from NAME. For a description of the config file format, see nscd.conf(5).

g, statistic
Print current configuration statistics.

i, invalidate TABLE
Invalidate the specified TABLE, i. e. forget all data cached therein. This should be used if the database storing this information has been changed.

K, shutdown
Quit a running nscd process.

S, secure TABLE
Use a separate cache for each user.

t, nthreads NUMBER
Start NUMBER threads. This denotes the maximum number of requests that can be handled simultaneously. The default is set in the configuration file.
(See nscd.conf(5).)

?, help
Print the list of available options.

Print a short usage message.

V, version
Print program version.

Nscd configuration file. See nscd.conf(5) for more information.

Name Service Switch configuration. See nsswitch.conf(5) for more information.

GNU C Library info file, nscd.conf(5), nsswitch.conf(5)

GNU C Library 2.2 January 07, 2001 GNU C Library 2.2-

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