Why does it take a long time to see a login prompt after successful authentication with ssh.

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  • It takes about 30 seconds to login with ssh.
  • It seems that the delay happens after successful authentication.
  • I can see the following messages in /var/log/secure.
sshd[10112]: pam_systemd(sshd:session): Failed to create session: Connection timed out


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • CoreOS 1123.3.0

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