Re: SSH login delays
From: Steve Bonds (05gekfc02_at_sneakemail.com)
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 15:27:22 -0800 (PST) To: email@example.com
On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Javier Zayas javier_zayas-at-cuc.claremont.edu
> Does anyone know why SSH would take approximately 40 seconds to connect
> to a host? I've been using ssh for quite some time and recently, my
> login delay has gone from a few seconds to approximately 40 seconds.
> This is even for hosts that I have and have had a key for for quite some
> time. Any help in tracking down issues with this would be appreciated.
I seem to recall from some other posts from you on another list that you
are running HP-UX 11.0. On our HP systems there were several commands in
the /opt/ssh/etc/ssh_prng_cmds that had some significant delay on them.
Once these were removed, the ssh login process proceeded MUCH faster.