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RE: slow ssh prompt

Hi dreamer,

> Hi. I am running debian 6.0.7 and i am facing a problem with slow response when asking to ssh.
> once i do a ssh root@ then the prompt for the passwd it takes around 30 secs to respond.
> after that everything is fine. is there a way to fix that delay?

This might be a dns issue. When you log in it tries to look up information for the previous login. For instance it will try to find the dns name for the host that was used to log in from. If that ip-number cannot be found via dns or other means then you might have to wait for a timeout.

Bonno Bloksma

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