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PhpDig is a PHP MySQL based
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yp_next — Fetches the next record after a key.


array yp_next(domain, map, key);
string domain: NIS domain name
string map: NIS map name (or nickname)
string key: Key in an NIS map


A string; FALSE on error


yp_next() fetches the next record after the given key . The function operates on the specified map in the specified domain . If there is no key after the specified key , the function returns FALSE.


PHP 3.0.7+, PHP 4+

See also

To fetch the first key/value pair from a map:


To find the value for a key in a map:


To fetch all key/value pairs from a map:


To process all key/value pairs in a map:



Example 1445. Fetch the entry in /etc/protocols after the record with the key 'tcp'

$domain = yp_get_default_domain ();
$map    = 'protocols.byname';
$key    = 'tcp';

$value = yp_next ($domain, $map, $key)
   or die ("No record after key '$key' could be found in map '$map' under domain '$domain'");

echo "The value in the record after key '$key' in map '$map' under domain '$domain' is '$value'"

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