Am Mon, 17 Mar 2008 13:43:17 +0100 schrieb "roberto giovoni" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> I have an ssh process running on unix_bsd based server. > Normally to connect remotly to this server I use a putty > terminal (running on windows XP client). > > Now I have the following problem: > > when I open a client terminal connection (with a putty terminal) > the message "login as: " is normally displaied. > > After I insert my login usermane followed from return key press. > I wait for "password:" message request but it isn't displayed. > Moreover after about 1 minute the putty terminal session is > automatically closed. > > On server site the following message is displaied: > > "fatal: Timeout before authentication for xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx" > where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is client IP address. > > Can someone help me to understand what' s happen? Could be a hostname lookup failure. I had a similiar problem long time back. If I remember correctly, adding the WinXP client's hostname to /etc/hosts on the BSD machine fixed it. Michael _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"