Hello -- That apparently was the problem. The domain controller used by the system was offline for several hours. Once it came back on-line, the lag that I described in my posting was no longer present. -----Original Message----- From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Scott Robbins Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2012 7:29 AM To: CentOS mailing list Subject: Re: [CentOS] Hanging issue with sudo command > On 19/06/12 00:29, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote: > > Recently it was observed the user account took longer to complete its login from a terminal window and console. It is also now having > > problems when running the sudo command. Essentially when the user runs the command, the latter hangs, and the administrator is > > forced to log in as root, and kill the hung progress. > > > > What would cause this issue to occur, and how can it be corrected? I've run into similar, though not identical, issues when a machine is part of an active directory domain. Apparently, authenticating off the domain controller. Has there been any change in authentication methods, or joining a Windows domain, or anything similar? -- Scott Robbins PGP keyID EB3467D6 ( 1B48 077D 66F6 9DB0 FDC2 A409 FA54 EB34 67D6 ) gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys EB3467D6 Xander: Well, I guess that makes it official. Everybody's paired off. Vampires get dates. Hell, even the school librarian sees more action than me. _______________________________________________ CentOS mailing list CentOS at centos.org http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos The information in this e-mail is intended only for the person to whom it is addressed. If you believe this e-mail was sent to you in error and the e-mail contains patient information, please contact the Partners Compliance HelpLine at http://www.partners.org/complianceline . If the e-mail was sent to you in error but does not contain patient information, please contact the sender and properly dispose of the e-mail.