Telneting and ftping to PDC

Kendrick Vargas ken at
Thu Feb 4 06:56:01 GMT 1999

On Thu, 4 Feb 1999, Dave J. Andruczyk wrote:

> > I have setup and Linux box and my PDC for and NT4.0 SP3 workstation.  I can
> > login to the domain and performance is fine.  But when I then attempt to
> > telnet or ftp to the PDC it takes some 5 minutes to establish the connection. 
> > After the connection is establish performance is fine.
> > 
> > Any suggestions, clues, solutions to this problem?
> possible DNS misconfiguration..
> Windows uses, WINS/Broadcast/LMhosts to find a logon server
> telnet and ftp need dns, or a local hosts file

Now that I think about it... I had a similar problem, where the solution
was a working reverse name lookup on the server side. The server we were
connecting to couldn't to a reverse name lookup on the client (for the
logs), therefore it would take a while before the connection processed,
but after that, it was fine.

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