disable dns loopup's in mysql in my.ini in [mysqld] secction by addin:
skip-name-resolve

and disable dns loopup's in proftpd.conf also

don't know the directive by head


----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard"
To:
Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 10:04 AM
Subject: [Proftpd-user] Slow ftp connections


> Hello, I have installed Proftpd to use a mysql database.
> The server load is 0.2 ad responds quickly to anything except connecting
> to the FTP which can take up to 10 to 15 seconds... I've got another
> server moninoring my FTP and I keep recieving emails saying it is
> down/up because it times out...
>
> As soon as I am connected to the FTP everything speeds up again, it's
> just un connection time that is very long !
>
> Also after a certain time my FTP program deconnects, which is normal,
> but it takes another 10 to 15 secs to reconnect. On another server which
> is not mine the connection to FTP is instantious ...
>
> Do you have any ideas how I could make the connection faster?
>
> Oh I almost forgot : My system is running on Debian sarge with the
> proftpd-mysql package ... and Mysql 5.0
>
> Thanks in advance for any help !
>



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