[ntp:questions] SNTP server + ntpd 4.2.4 client

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Thu Mar 20 03:30:30 UTC 2008

David Woolley wrote:

>>> It's a violation of NTP, so the result will only be compliant as an 
>>> SNTP client.
>> What is a violation of NTP?
> NTP clients must use NTP servers, not SNTP ones.

No, That is not correct. NTP clients can use SNTP servers. See the draft 
NTPv4 spec, section 14, for details.


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