[CentOS] SSH slow

Mon Jan 18 23:26:01 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

ML wrote:
> Hi All,
> All of my systems are running 5.4 x64. The are all AMD x64 processors with at least 2gb of RAM in each.
> I am running SSH on a non standard port.
> When I SSH into ANY of my systems, I get prompted for my password right away, but after entering, it takes 30+ seconds to get logged in and get a prompt so I can work.
> I dont quite know what to look for here
> Does anyone have thoughts?

That sounds like a failing reverse DNS lookup or IDENT query dropped by a 
firewall so you wait for the timeout.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com