Slow first authentication

Jonathon McKitrick jcm at
Mon Jan 17 12:45:28 PST 2005

On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 05:34:53PM +0100, Jonas Trollvik wrote:
: This is because of dns problems.
: if you cant resolve it you can always put
: "UseDNS no" in /etc/ssh/sshd_config
: which most probably will remedy the problem

With this option, I get the prompt, but then it takes 5-7 seconds to
actually authenticate and give me a prompt.  So it seems the delay has
simply been moved to later in the process.

The beaten path is for the beaten man.

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