ssh and resolv.conf question
cswiger at mac.com
Wed May 28 01:23:31 PDT 2003
Wiroth Didier wrote:
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> Now the problem: when I use the "Case2" resolv.conf file
> and I try to log on with my ssh client to 192.168.0.2
> "Login as:" appears quite instantly but the password
> prompts takes about 50 seconds to appear!
> When I change back resolv.conf to "Case1" there is no
> problem, "password:" appears rapidely after having entered
> the username!
> What it is the problem?
Setting up reverse DNS, or adding the machines to /etc/hosts will almost
certainly help with that sort of delay. Note that you should probably only use
a "search" line, not "domain" and "search".
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