Hosts/dns contention in FBSD 5.4

Robert Marella rmarella at
Tue Oct 4 22:38:05 PDT 2005

On 05/10/2005, at 1:20 AM, Malcolm Kay wrote:
> ...
> But if the internet connection breaks -- e.g. the routers
> crash or the ISP connection fails for some reason then
> trying to ssh into the machine from another local machine is
> a problem -- either timing out our taking a very very long
> time.

I had this same problem before and was advised to change 

#UseDNS yes

to no in sshd_config

It did help.

Good luck

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