On 16/11/16 11:06 PM, Peter wrote: > On 17/11/16 16:34, Digimer wrote: >> Edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config >> >> Set: >> >> UseDNS no >> GSSAPIAuthentication no >> >> Save, restart sshd, try again. > > This will certainly stop the long timeout, but I prefer telling people > to fix their DNS. The long timeout is indicative of a DNS issue and > turning off DNS for ssh is just masking the real problem. I prefer to > leave DNS on for ssh as it's a good indicator for me of when I have to > fix something. > > > Peter It can also happen if the target has lost its internet connection, is air-gapped or otherwise legitimately offline. Your point is valid, though, if the Internet should be up. -- Digimer Papers and Projects: https://alteeve.ca/w/ What if the cure for cancer is trapped in the mind of a person without access to education?