sshd stalling upon login

Noah admin2 at
Wed Oct 4 14:05:35 PDT 2006

Philip Hallstrom wrote:
>> I just built some new FreeBSD servers, and I am trying to log into 
>> one of them via sshd.  I am finding that the is  a lag between the 
>> connection and receiving a prompt.  most likely this is because the 
>> IP address I am coming from does not resolve.  But I am able to log into
>> other servers via sshd from the same host that does not have IP 
>> inverse resolution.
>> So I copied the /etc/ssh/sshd_config and /etc/resolv.conf from the 
>> host that does not stall me to the server that was stalling.  that 
>> did not clear up the Problem.
>> what other configuration files need to be augmented to get rid of 
>> this stall? clues please?
> In /etc/ssh/sshd_config add:
> UseDNS no

I put that in there and that did not work.  there is still a stall.  any 
other clues?



> Then restart sshd.
> -philip

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