[Techtalk] ssh and name resolution

Maria McKinley maria at shadlen.org
Tue Sep 9 00:26:47 UTC 2008

Susan Baur wrote:
> Haven't ever run into it myself, but I'm wondering if it might be having 
> problems with the @. Does it resolve without the user part? If so, use
> ssh -l parody homer.u.washington.edu  instead. (which resolved fine for 
> me).
> Also, maybe try adding the server into your /etc/hosts file.
> --Susan

The @ does not make any difference. And I get this result with all 
machines I try to ssh to, so adding to my /etc/hosts would get rather 
tiresome, I'm afraid.


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