[ntp:questions] Re: recvfrom( fd=51: Connection refused

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Mon Sep 11 06:29:50 UTC 2006


We agree that it needs to be fixed.

That does not address the BCP issue with current code.

How about you focus less on these discussions and more on the 4.2.4
blockers and bug 701?

> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> > Danny,
> > 
> > A name in the 'restrict' line may work for him now, and this issue may be
> > resolved in the future, but in general at this time it is a Bad Idea unless
> > there is Good Reason to believe a single address will be returned for
> > the name both now and in the future.
> > 
> > IE, the current BCP is to use IPs for 'restrict' addresses.  I do not know
> > why this is not the BCP for server/peer targets as well, but that is a
> > different matter.
> > 
> No, that's exactly the issue. People use the pool a lot and get a
> different address each time. Use IP addresses for the restrict line is
> almost impossible for pool addresses.
> This needs to be fixed properly a different way.
> Danny
> > H
> > 

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