sshd_config / failed authentication
greatnorthern at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 19:44:30 PST 2005
On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 16:31:24 +1300, Nigel Wohlers <nigel at eyede.com> wrote:
> What is the value of "LoginGraceTime"?
> SSH will try to do a reverse lookup on the IP connecting to it and if
> that times out before "LoginGraceTime" then your client (putty) will get
> booted and SSH will report the failure to syslog.
> Fabian Anklam wrote:
> >>Reverse DNS lookup timeout?
> > Authentication seems to be the problem, not connection, care to elaborate?
> > Thanks,
> > Fabian
LoginGraceTime was left at default value (2 minutes iirc). Adding the
Windows box to /etc/hosts doesn't resolve the problem.
sshd[procid]: fatal: Timeout before authentication for windows.box.ip
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