Daily Archives: March 30, 2008

Why SSH is Slow to Connect on Mac OS X Leopard

Posted by Mike Brittain on March 30, 2008
Apple / 1 Comment

According to this post at Jungle Disk, my SSH connections to some servers are stalling (for nearly a minute) because of changes in the DNS resolution in OS X Leopard.  The root cause it probably in my router, which I need to dig into.  In the short-term, I added OpenDNS to my list of DNS servers and that seems to speed things up considerably.

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