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Re: Telnet takes minutes
Thanks for the quick response.
Those particular machines (1.3.12) are all on different segments from each
other, with different os's (NT,XP, and 2K). But I have tried from other
machines on both the same and different segments, same result, and from
different telnet clients (SGI, Linux, NT, Cygwin...) it seems consistant.
I even telneted to "localhost" and to the machine name and ip from
itself.... same result. I assume reverse DNS is configured as it works (I
didn't know it was configurable).. as a side note, rsh/rlogin works like
----- Original Message -----
From: "James Garrison" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, August 09, 2002 1:02 PM
Subject: Re: Telnet takes minutes
> Bruce Dobrin wrote:
> > Hi, I noticed that telneting to 1.3.12 version of cygwin takes a very
> > time (minutes) to return a login prompt. I have this happening on all
> > of my 1.3.12 boxes but none of my 1.3.10 or before boxes..
> > Is there something different I need to set up?
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> Long delays are usually caused because the telnet server is
> trying to reverse DNS lookup or do an AUTH query on the
> client, and is getting no response. Are the 1.3.12 servers
> on the same network as the 1.3.10 servers? Where is (are)
> the telnet client(s)? Is reverse DNS configured for the
> 1.3.12 servers?
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