[svlug] ssh connecting very slowly
skipevans2004 at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 13 09:48:12 PDT 2004
In preparation for co-locating my server (FreeBSD 4.9), I was checking
and when I tried to connect through ssh from my Linux workstation,
it did so, but took about two minutes to prompt for the password,
after issueing 'ssh-l sevans 192.168.1.100' to the server.
I remember a very similar issue with ftp, and was advised to add the
IP addresses of the workstation to the /etc/hosts file on the server,
which fixed that one.
The IP addresses are in the hosts file, but ssh still takes a long time to
Does ssh look some place other than /etc/hosts?
I have looked in /etc/ssh, but nothing there strikes me as the source of
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