I always play EVE via a ssh tunnel.
I first do the tunnel:
ssh -g -p 19022 -C -L 26000:18.104.22.168:26000 myserver.com
and then start eve:
This always worked for me until today. I can start the launcher, and activate accounts, but they get stuck at the ‘Authenticating’ part, and then I get this:
Connection Timeout - The server did not initiate the compatibility-handshake within a reasonable amount of time