lately my application has become very slow during startup,i checked the log4j file and came across this log message
2012-02-08 17:05:07,608 [AWT-EventQueue-1] DEBUG DTDEntityResolver : trying to r
esolve system-id [http://hibernate.sourceforge.net/hibernate-mapping-3.0.dtd
Now my question is can force hibernate to not follow external link for DTD. This may be a reason why my application has become slow on the server.