[ntp:questions] IFF autokey issue

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Fri May 11 02:28:56 UTC 2007

On 2007-05-11, David L. Mills <mills at udel.edu> wrote:

> Garrett Wollman wrote:
>> Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org> wrote:
>>>There is no Central Scrutinizer who decrees whether or not a server
>>>is "authentic" or "trusted".
>> It is not up to the server operator whether clients should believe
>> some random self-signed "certificate" proffered by a server (or
>> someone masquerading as a server).
> That's why the identity schemes are provided. ...
> While it is assumed the trusted host has both the trusted (self-signed) 
> certificate and identity keys and a secure way to retrieve the encrypted 
> keys,

Such as https://ntp.isc.org/crypto.php

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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