SSH Login Speed

Grant Robinson santiago at
Thu Jun 5 15:31:08 MDT 2008

On Jun 5, 2008, at 12:57 PM, Kimball Larsen wrote:
> 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?

Along with the other suggestions, you can also experience slowness if  
you are trying to forward X sessions, and you don't have an X server  
currently running.


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