Re: Putty 0.45 vs. SSH Login
What it looks like is that openssh is having to perform a
username/password lookup for the user you are trying to log in as,
creating the delay. For root, the openssh daemon has already been told
that this user is not allowed, so doesn't need to perform the lookup.
On Sun, 5 May 2002, Rauno Linnamäe wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am running a Debian (potato) box with a home-brewed 2.4.16 kernel, OpenSSH v. 1.2.3-9.4, and having just come across some strange behaviour I seek the advice of the wiser....
> When PermitRootLogin is set to no in /etc/ssh/sshd_config (as it should be), tryimg to log in as root using PuTTY 0.45:
> 1. after typing the correct password, the "Access denied" message line is returned immediately
> 2. after typing any other char string, there is a short (1-3 sec) delay before the "Access denied" message line is returned.
> Any ideas?
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