[CentOS] Slow login to system without internet connection

Tue Nov 20 18:34:12 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> Hi.
> For a long time I am puzzled why, when internet connection is gone
> (beyond first router, outside of subnet) SSH (and telnet?) connection is
> drastically slowed.
> Same behavior, but less impacted is observed when system boots without
> working internet connection, and I am not sure, but I think even access
> to SAMBA fileshares can be/is affected. Affected systems are mostly
> production servers, and too spaced apart in time to be able to point a
> finger in something I am doing wrong.
> I have not had time to gather more facts, I always forget/don;t have
> time, so I will only focus on definite SSH issue on CentOS 6.3, although
> I have seen same with 5.x.
Have you tried traceroute to a well-known location, like google.com, and
seen where the delay is?