telnet / ssh lookups 5 second delay
Jason Vas Dias
jvdias at redhat.com
Wed Nov 24 17:53:48 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 12:19, phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu wrote:
> Ben Halicki <ben.halicki at macquarietextiles.com.au> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > just wondering if anyone has a solution to the 5 second delay incurred =
> > Linux when attempting a telnet connection? It appears that telnet firs=
> > attempts to resolve an IPv6 address (not configured) which fails after =
> > seconds, then retries using IPv4. I would like it to fail immediately,
> > without the 5 second delay if possible.
> > Any ideas?
in /etc/sysconfig/network .
With this, the IPv6 queries simply fail instead of timing out.
> You should stop using telnet. Why not use ssh which conveniently enough h=
> a '-4- switch.
> You could also remove ipv6 networking from your linux, this *should* stop
> the resolver from trying.
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Ben Halicki
> Peter H=E5kanson =20
> IPSec Sverige ( At Gothenburg Riverside )
> Sorry about my e-mail address, but i'm trying to keep spam out=
> remove "icke-reklam" if you feel for mailing me. Thanx.
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