Debugging a Nagios warning on ssh, I've discovered that
gssapi-with-mic is causing long lags in authentication. I've turned it off, but what exactly am I missing? I gather that GSSAPI is a tool for authentication, but what about the
The term message integrity code (MIC) is frequently substituted for the term MAC, especially in communications, where the acronym MAC traditionally stands for Media Access Control.
The fix is simple: disable attempts to use GSS-API by adding the following to ~/.ssh/config: