Sounds like a DNS timeout. How do you handle internal host DNS? Are
your reverse mappings set up correctly?
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On 24 Nov 1995, Peer Schmitz wrote:
> Internet Mail Firewall question.
> Hello firewall dudes.
> Ive just installed & tested fwtk on my Ultrix BSD machine.
> I decided to try the tn-gw first.
> I set up, on port 23, the tn-gw.
> It works. However, when I open my terminal emulator on my mac to connect to it,
> it takes about 60 seconds before I get the tn-gw-> prompt.
> My syslog says this:
> Nov 24 17:51:19 localhost: 1487 tn-gw: permit host = unknown/18.104.22.168 use
> of gateway
> after I get the prompt...hey no problems. All is nice & fast.
> Any faintest ideas what that can be? Why does it take ages to establish the
> tn-gw connection? This unix host runs NOTHING else (but me :) )
> Im running fwtk on my only unix machine in my net, and I do not run a dns.
> Its like the ultra simple setup. (Internet coming soon...hence im working on
> Q2: Can I configure the netacl/my cisco in such a way that all cisco packets
> from the internet get routed to the fwtk/netacl when someone connects and
> requests a service, the connection is ONLY LOGGED, and then the connection is
> sent on its way from my host on my net connecting to the service desired, EVEN
> WHEN THE DESTINATION SERVICE DESIRED IS SAY FTPD ON A MACINTOSH? Ie. no
> authentication. Just logging. But everything, not only logging connections to
> UNIX services on the host which hosts the fwtk, but also other tcp services
> provided by Macs on the net?
> Thanks much for any tips,
> Peer Schmitz
> The paranoid Sysadmin
> DataFox SA