Slow first authentication

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Wed Jan 19 09:25:44 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.
    It could just be sshd generating its internal authentication key for
    the handshake.  

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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