[ntp:questions] does ntp do sntp ?

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed Feb 23 09:40:00 UTC 2005

At 1:40 PM +0000 2005-02-22, 
joao.miguel.ferreira.19740720 at portugalmail.pt wrote:

>  I'dd like to know if NTP software is compatible (or someway usable) 
>with SNTP.

	SNTP is a subset of NTP.  So, if the software in question fully 
and properly implements the NTP standard, then any SNTP clients which 
send queries to it should be serviced without difficulty.

>  If not do you know any freesoftware projects that implement SNTP (and NTP)

	The Reference Implementation should do just fine.  See 
<http://www.ntp.org/> and <http://ntp.isc.org/>.

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