SSH Login Speed

Nick Barker nlbarker at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 13:04:07 MDT 2008


Double check your network.  Make sure you have forward and reverse
lookups.  I find FTP has slowness if those are not right.  You might
have the same issue with SSH.

On 6/5/08, Kimball Larsen <kimball at kimballlarsen.com> wrote:
> I have 2 servers in my office that are behaving a bit oddly.
>
> Jake is a plucky backup server that has the following setup:
> Intel Core2 Duo @ 2.66Ghz
> 4 GB Ram
>
> Elwood is our main web/mail server, with the following config:
> Dual Core Opteron 2.4Ghz
> 4 GB Ram
>
> The odd behavior is that it takes between 4-6 seconds to log into jake over
> ssh, and under a second to log into elwood.
>
> Both are using shared keys for the login, and both are on my local gigabit
> subnet.
>
> Where should I be looking to find causes for delays in ssh login?
>
> Thanks!
>
> - Kimball
> http://www.kimballlarsen.com
>
>
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Nick Barker
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