Subject: Re: network logins slow with tcsh?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Niklas Hallqvist <email@example.com>
Date: 04/22/1996 11:17:29
>>>>> "Jukka" == Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Jukka> Am I the only one who has this problem in a local network?
>> To me it sounds like your reverse DNS lookups fails. If your
>> client's IP is A.B.C.D, try this:
>> nslookup set type=PTR D.C.B.A.in-addr.arpa
>> If that does take time, it's rev DNS that's the culprit.
Jukka> Thanks for the suggestion. I tried this. The reply comes
Jukka> immediately.. no hang of any kind.
Jukka> BTW, the rlogin hang time is either 4..5 seconds or 9..11
Jukka> seconds, depending on my luck. I didn't see any delays of
Jukka> 5...9 seconds when starting several rlogins. Maybe the delay
Jukka> is one or two timeouts of some kind?
Just to be sure... you did the nslookup on the server machine?
I hope I don't insult you, by asking... I still think rev DNS
is your problem as telnet works fast. rlogind authenticates via
rev DNS lookup among other things, telnet doesn't.
Niklas Hallqvist Phone: +46-(0)31-40 75 00 Home: +46-(0)31-41 93 95
Applitron Datasystem Fax: +46-(0)31-83 39 50 Home: +46-(0)31-41 93 96
Molndalsvagen 95 Email: email@example.com GSM: +46-(0)70-714 10 35
S-412 63 GOTEBORG WWW: Here
Sweden IRC: niklas (#NetBSD)