[CentOS] CentOS5U2 waiting too long when ssh login to other linux servers

Tue Mar 31 12:46:16 UTC 2009
Renato de Oliveira Diogo <renato.diogo at gmail.com>

I don´t know about use 2 dns, but one dns requistion has timeout to 5000ms.

Do you test this use the dig or nslookup.

[renato at thedark ~]$ dig -x

; <<>> DiG 9.5.1-P2-RedHat-9.5.1-2.P2.fc10 <<>> -x
;; global options:  printcmd

;; Query time: 14 msec


The dig showed the time of the query.

Renato de Oliveira Diogo

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2009/3/31 Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>:
> Ryan J M wrote:
>> The waiting time is about 50s on my CentOS box now. "yum remove
>> openssh* "and "yum  install openssh*" can't make it right. "mv
>> ~/.ssh{,.bak}" not works either.
>> Here comes my tcpdump log, I am not an expert on SSH, Can anyone here
>> get me out of this?
> The answering sshd will do a reverse DNS lookup on the connecting IP
> address.  That's about the right time to wait for timeouts from 2 DNS
> servers if they don't respond.
> --
>   Les Mikesell
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