[CentOS] Slow login to system without internet connection

Tue Nov 20 19:17:58 UTC 2012
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 07:48:40PM +0100, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> But when I tried to login to my server, it was not instantenous, and I 
> think it was 15+, maybe even 30+ seconds (I forgot to time it) from 
> start of ssh command to password prompt. It is in-house connection, so 
> there is nothing to traceroute.

DNS.  Your host is configured to resolved IP addresses and is not able
to because of lack of external DNS, so it's timing out.