ssh delays 40 seconds (revisited)
kdk at daleco.biz
Sat Jun 11 23:21:47 GMT 2005
Robert Marella wrote:
> luke wrote:
>> also, you might want to look into the UseDNS option in the sshd_config
>> file. this will cause the server to not perform dns lookups on
>> connecting hosts.
> Curious and more curious. I updated one of my systems to 5.4 p2 today
> and just for grins I changed the UseDNS option back to "yes". Then I
> restarted sshd and there was no delay.
> I then changed the UseDNS option on all of the other boxes (5.4 REL)
> to yes and restarted sshd and they all work without delay.
> So, I am back to where I was before I went to where I got. And
> everything works like it always did. Any idea why this happened to so
> many people last weekend. Or should we just smile and go about our
> merry way.
> Thanks to all who responded last weekend.
Did you get reverse DNS set up in the interceding few days, as you
said you thought you might look into when you typed:
] The consensus was
] that I need DNS/named working on my gateway/firewall so I will be
] reading and studying to have that working in the near future.
.... just curious, as you are "curious and more curious" :-D
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