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Date:      Wed, 25 May 2005 05:38:11 +0200
From:      Jens Holmqvist <zparta@gmail.com>
To:        Matt Smith <ratman6@charter.net>
Cc:        freebsd-stable@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: SSHD timeout
Message-ID:  <3b41db85050524203826b826c1@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <3b41db85050524202547673b9d@mail.gmail.com>
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On 5/25/05, Jens Holmqvist <zparta@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
> >
> > 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.
> >
> > --
> > -Chuck
> >
> > 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...
> >
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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
>=20

might be good to give an example

in an internal network with the subnet 192.168.1.0/24

the server you are trying to connect to got the ip 192.168.1.21
then you would do something like this

192.168.1.21 server
192.168.1.49 workstation



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