4. Establishing Communications : Netutil Non-Interactive Mode : Command Line Flags in Netutil Non-interactive Mode : Input Control File
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Input Control File
The input control file is an ASCII file that stores instructions about operations to be performed on the Name Server database. Each line of the file represents either a create, destroy, or show operation. These lines are called “input lines” in the remainder of this section.
The following conventions are observed:
Blank lines are ignored in the control file.
Case is insignificant except where significance is imposed by the usage of the data. For example, the login name on a UNIX system has significant case.
The character “#” indicates a comment; all text following a “#” character on any line is ignored.
Input lines are divided into fields, which are separated by a blank space. For example, the following input line contains four fields:
show private login paulj