What's the possible reasons for building SSH connection very slowly?

Jim Meyer purp at wildbrain.com
Sun Aug 18 08:58:41 PDT 2002

On Fri, 2002-08-16 at 06:56, Yudong Tian wrote:
> I am seeing something similar. If I use "ssh ipaddr"
> or "ssh hostname.domain", the connection establishes
> quickly. But if I use "ssh hostname", it will take
> about 1 minute to get through. My DNS server and hosts
> files are fine. "ssh -v" shows it gets stuck at "ssh_connect". 

Hmmmm. What's your /etc/resolv.conf file say? And what does "nslookup
host" return? Finally, how long did that last bit take when compared to
"nslookup host.domain"? This may not have anything to do with ssh.


Jim Meyer, Geek At Large                              purp at wildbrain.com

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