Kevin Kempter wrote: > On Tuesday 04 September 2007 16:26:12 Phil Meyer wrote: >> >> Most DNS failures for ssh are set at about 120 seconds by default. >> >> Good Luck! > > > You are exactly correct. Can I tweak the 120 seconds timeout? also can I tell > ssh to not try the DNS lookup? > In /etc/ssh/ssd_config, you can try changing "#UseDNS yes" to "UseDNS no". (Remember to remove the # at the start of the line!) You will have to run "service sshd reload" on the target machine so the changes take affect. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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