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 From:  "Robert Staph" <rstaph at digitalimpreza dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Slow SSH login
 Date:  Wed, 9 Feb 2005 11:00:48 -0500
I'll have to add that one to my list of two fixes for that, thanks. :)

-Rob

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas" <thomas at kenshi dot dk>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 10:50 AM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Slow SSH login


> Fixed!
> 
> You (and everybody else who mentioned DNS) were right.. :o)
> 
> It was a DNS problem. I fixed by setting "UseDNS no" in sshd_config. 
> Easy as pie.. 
> 
> Many thanks for the fast assistance.
> Thomas
> 
> 
> Robert Staph wrote:
> 
>> Probably because it's doing a reverse dns lookup for your client but 
>> can't find a reverse record. Two possible fixes that have worked for 
>> me in the past:
>>
>> 1.  Put the ips and names of the clients into /etc/hosts
>> 2. Make sure your ip reverses to a hostname in the DNS server the 
>> machine uses.
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas" <thomas at kenshi dot dk>
>> To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 10:07 AM
>> Subject: [m0n0wall] Slow SSH login
>>
>>
>>> Hey
>>>
>>> After having successfully installed m0n0wall, I've noticed that it 
>>> now takes a good 30 seconds to login to my servers using Putty or 
>>> Winscp. After the initial slow login, everything runs great. When I 
>>> put my Linksys routers back in everything is fast, but with m0n0wall 
>>> login slows to a crawl.
>>>
>>> Anybody got any ideas as to why SSH acts like that when using m0n0wall?
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Thomas
>>>
>>>
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