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Date:      Wed, 25 May 2005 05:25:05 +0200
From:      Jens Holmqvist <zparta@gmail.com>
To:        Matt Smith <ratman6@charter.net>
Cc:        freebsd-stable@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: SSHD timeout
Message-ID:  <3b41db85050524202547673b9d@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <F3C5BD3B-0AD2-4313-8C45-CB2F2101B8A7@mac.com>
References:  <000001c560d3$545e4f80$0401a8c0@laptop> <F3C5BD3B-0AD2-4313-8C45-CB2F2101B8A7@mac.com>

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On 5/25/05, Charles Swiger <cswiger@mac.com> wrote:
> On May 24, 2005, at 10:42 PM, Matt Smith wrote:
> > I have a friend that has 5.4 where SSHD keeps timing out before
> > authentification.  Box has a hardwired 3com NIC.  We've tried
> > everything
> > but can't find the cause of the timeouts.  What gives?
>=20
> Try "ping _machine_" and see whether that works.
> Run "ssh -vvv _machine_" and it will give more information.
> If you experience a two-minute delay your reverse DNS is probably
> broken.
>=20
> --
> -Chuck
>=20
> PS: God kills a kitten every time someone top-posts while quoting an
> entire daily digest of 30+ archived messages.  If you don't care
> about saving the kittens, at least consider saving bandwidth...
>=20
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>=20

if it is because of the reverse dns try to add the ip to /etc/hosts
with a meaningless hostname



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