[ntp:questions] Problem with date since a few hours

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Mon Dec 4 14:17:33 UTC 2006

Jon Kåre Hellan wrote:
> david at djwhome.demon.co.uk (David Woolley) writes:
>> In article <F5kch.10582$k74.4900 at text.news.blueyonder.co.uk>,
>> David J Taylor
>> <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk> wrote:
>> Almost certainly what happened is that the random selection of
>> servers
>> selected one that particularly disliked unauthorised accesses on
>> port 37
>> and deliberately served an incorrect time to such clients to try and
>> dissuade them.  Subsequently it selected a server that wasn't so
>> aggressive
>> in defending itself against port 37 attacks.
> What makes you choose to call it an attack?
> Regards
> Jon

Jon, please be a little more careful with your quoting.  David Wolley 
wrote the remarks to which you responded, but you left my name (David J 
Taylor) in your quoted text as well.


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