Rickard, Well, your "netstat -n" _does_ pull up instantly, but I'm not sure what's wrong with the dns records: atoznet.com -> 184.108.40.206 A record raq7.atoznet.com -> 220.127.116.11 primary www.atoznet.com -> 18.104.22.168 A record ftp.atoznet.com -> www.atoznet.com alias news.atoznet.com -> news.ezzi.net alias pop.atoznet.com -> atoznet.com alias smtp.atoznet.com -> ezzi.net alias 22.214.171.124/24 -> atoznet.com reverse pointer 126.96.36.199/24 -> raq7.atoznet.com reverse 188.8.131.52/24 -> www.atoznet.com reverse atoznet.com -> atoznet.com mx other than the fact that I seem to have two reverse pointers 184.108.40.206. Now, the server dns1.free-dns.com is listed a a secondary name server. I'm sure this is the dumbest question in the history of the internet but... should I have a record to them here? Should he be updating his records? Thanks for your help, I'm sure these questions are pretty primitive to you guys, but a ringer to me. > > Clayton, don't change back to the old sysklogd... > The problems you are having is DNS related. > Is the machine you are using in the reverse DNS database? If not, then > that's what's causing your problems. > > Try writing 'netstat -n', if that command works instantly it's because it > doesn't do a gethostbyname() call as it would without the '-n' switch. > > Check your DNS before doing anything else. > > Best regards, > > Rickard Osser > Manager > Osser Brosoft AB Distributor of Cobalt Networks servers > Maria Bangata 6 Computer Consultants > S-118 63 Stockholm, Sweden Networking, DOS/Win/Mac/Linux/Unix > Tel: +46-8-798 29 27 E-mail: ricky@xxxxxxxx > Fax: +46-8-668 89 10 WWW: http://www.brosoft.net > > > Clayton McGow wrote: > > > > > > Hello all. > > > > > > Since I installed the raq2 security update mentioned as the first > > > message on 11/21/99 in this newsgroup (sysklogd-1.3.33-9C2), my ftp and > > > telnet connections are running so slow, I can't always get logged in > > > before the connection times out! Furthermore, when I type "netstat" from > > > the telnet prompt, my machine hangs for a looong time before it > > > responds... when it responds at all. > > > > > > This may be some kind of unrelated phenomena, but that seems like an > > > unlikely coincidence. I would like to remove the security patch > > > immediately, unfortunately I must be nervous wreck because I can't find > > > where it was installed. uhhh, can someone instruct me on how to _remove_ > > > the security patch? > > > > > > -- > > > Clayton McGow > > > support@xxxxxxxxxxx > > > http://www.atoznet.com
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