[ntp:questions] SNTP server + ntpd 4.2.4 client
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sat Mar 22 12:56:10 UTC 2008
Harlan Stenn wrote:
> David> NTP clients must use NTP servers, not SNTP ones.
> I do not believe this is true.
> The problem is one might want to *know* that the SNTP server is actually
> talking to a refclock, or more generally, that the SNTP "instance" is
> playing by the rules.
There is no way to ensure that. Furthermore there is nothing in the
protocol which allows you to differentiate between the two. This is
really a non-starter.
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