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A possible fix for slow SSH connections
Authored by: Lido on Mar 31, '05 05:50:35PM

Ok, I sudo'd and edited my /etc/hosts file and now it works. I don't like it that that is how it got fixed because it makes no sense to me. Did the recent security update disallow ssh connections to servers that don't have reverse dns set up? If so, that makes sense, but I still don't like it.

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-Lido



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A possible fix for slow SSH connections
Authored by: ptroot on Mar 31, '05 09:19:22PM

but you're going to a private address. That means your dns server has to do the resolution. Since you are putting the IP
address in the command line, that tells me you don't have
the sun in any dns.

From a terminal, run nslookup. Then you can do a couple things. First, check if any dns server is handling the 192.168
network you are accessing.

set q=soa
0.168.192.in-addr.arpa.

will check the class C network 192.168.0.0 network.

and then

set q=any
3.0.168.192.in-addr.arpa.

will let you check the reverse lookup.



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