login delay

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at withagen.nl
Thu Feb 10 06:03:43 PST 2005

Andrey V. Elsukov wrote:
> Hi, stable at freebsd.org,
> Thursday, February 10, 2005, 4:14:18 PM:
> WJW> Both ssh and ftp react almost direct, only after entering the passwd the
> WJW> connections sits idle for > 15 secs.
> WJW> So something is is taking a while, and since it is both with ssh and
> WJW> ftp, I would assume it is the actual passwd verification itself.
> Reverse DNS lookups. Check your /etc/resolv.conf, /etc/hosts

Note quite...
Not saying that there could not be a problem, but as far as I can see 
things are oke there.

I would expect ssh and ftp to do a reverse lookup direct after the 
connect. And I get the login-prompt immediately. Only once the password 
has been accepted does the large delay comes up.


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