FTP gone Slow
mangoost at inetcomm.ru
Wed Apr 16 09:21:51 PDT 2003
On Wed, 16 Apr 2003 08:51:30 -0400
Bill Moran <wmoran at potentialtech.com> wrote:
> Gavin Kenny wrote:
> > --- Bill Moran <wmoran at potentialtech.com> wrote: >
> > Gavin Kenny wrote:
> >>>Hi Guys,
> >>>I have been running FBSD4.4 quite happily for a
> >>>now and I have recently got this problem.
> >>>When I FTP into my box it connects fine but then
> >>>ages before I get a login prompt.
> >>>It never used to do this, the login prompt used to
> >>>Any ideas what I have done to mess this up?
> >>Have you done any diagnostic testing at all? I know
> >>you didn't
> >>do any searching, as this is discussed on this list
> >>alone about
> >>every two weeks and you would have found it if you'd
> >>My first guess would be that your reverse DNS broke
> >>at some point.
> >>Generally what happens, is that the FTP daemon is
> >>waiting for an
> >>RDNS request to return so it has a hostname to put
> >>in the logs. If
> >>the RDNS is broken, it waits until timeout (30 sec
> >>is the norm I
> >>believe) before logging you in.
> >>Easy way to find out if this is the problem is the
> >>host command.
> >>host 188.8.131.52
> >>(substitute your IP address for 184.108.40.206)
> >>If you don't get a hostname, this is likely to be
> >>the problem.
> > Apologies, I was being lazy, you are right I had
> > better do some searching.
> > I am not running DNS (it is just a little network I
> > use to develop on, and I ftp the IP address to move SW
> > about) it is strange as the other machines work just
> > fine. This one has a problem.
> You really don't have much choice, as many programs use
> DNS without even you knowing it.
> Despite the size of your network, you're probably best
> off to have a working local DNS server to prevent
> problems before they occur.
I'm not sure, that the problem is in DNS, but, if you do not whant to run a DNS server,
you may use /etc/hosts to bind names and adresses.
> Bill Moran
> Potential Technologies
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