SSH login takes very long time...sometimes

Marian Hettwer MH at
Fri Dec 23 05:54:08 PST 2005

Hej there,

Kobi Shmueli wrote:
> Try checking /etc/resolv.conf on oboe first, adding a static entry to
> /etc/hosts of the remote ip/host should speed dns checks as well.
> You can also run ssh in verbose mode (ssh -v oboe) or/and run sshd in debug
> mode (sshd -d).
alternativly to check out wether it's dns related, you use set the 
Option "UseDNS no" in your sshd_config, so sshd won't try a reverse dns 
Give it a shoot. Usually ssh timeouts are related to DNS...


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