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NAME

man - locate and display reference manual pages

SYNOPSIS

man [ -s section ] name

DESCRIPTION

The man command prints reference manual pages located in /etc/man on the appliance's root volume.

If the section is specified, the appliance displays the manual page only if found in the indicated section. If the section is omitted, then the appliance displays the first manual page found in any section.

When executed on the console or via telnet, a prompt for continuation is issued after each 23 lines of text.

When executed via rsh, the entire manual page is displayed without continuation prompts.

OPTIONS

-s section
Used to indicate a specific section from which to display a manual page.

EXIT STATUS

0
Command executed successfully.

1
The manual page was not found.

2
An error in usage occurred.

SEE ALSO

na_help(1),

NOTES

The manual pages displayed are located in the `cat' subdirectories of /etc/man on the appliance's root volume. Those subdirectories contain ASCII versions of the manual pages.


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