ssh delays 40 seconds (revisited)
rmarella at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 04:44:47 GMT 2005
Kevin Kinsey wrote:
> Robert Marella wrote:
>> luke wrote:
>>> also, you might want to look into the UseDNS option in the sshd_config
>>> file. this will cause the server to not perform dns lookups on
>>> connecting hosts.
>> Curious and more curious. I updated one of my systems to 5.4 p2 today
>> and just for grins I changed the UseDNS option back to "yes". Then I
>> restarted sshd and there was no delay.
>> I then changed the UseDNS option on all of the other boxes (5.4 REL)
>> to yes and restarted sshd and they all work without delay.
>> So, I am back to where I was before I went to where I got. And
>> everything works like it always did. Any idea why this happened to so
>> many people last weekend. Or should we just smile and go about our
>> merry way.
>> Thanks to all who responded last weekend.
> Did you get reverse DNS set up in the interceding few days, as you
> said you thought you might look into when you typed:
> ] The consensus was
> ] that I need DNS/named working on my gateway/firewall so I will be
> ] reading and studying to have that working in the near future.
> .... just curious, as you are "curious and more curious" :-D
> Kevin Kinsey
Ummm .. no. It was on my list of things to do that I didn't do.
You know what they say about curious. :)
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