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I am trying to add the mail.aliases map to my Makefile on my NIS/YP server. I have added 'mail' to list of maps to build, and ensured that it is pointing to the correct aliases file (/etc/aliases).

The problem I am getting is that when I run make, I get a "Callback timed out" error like the following:

mail.aliases -> "SlaveNisServer": Callback timed out

The other maps seem to build successfully.

Does anyone have any idea what could be going wrong here?

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It's possible your slave server is not set up correctly - Try running ypinit on the SlaveNisServer, and ensure that the NIS (and rpcbind) daemons are running:

/usr/lib/yp/ypinit -s MasterNisServer
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