[ntp:questions] what happens if ntp server jumps time BIG TIME

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Fri Feb 10 08:46:36 UTC 2012

bombjack wrote:
> What happens if I change the time on the server, lets say 5 years
> forward? Will the client sync to the server? and If so, how? big leap?

You should get all access privileges to the server revoked!

Although people are saying what the reference implementation of NTP will 
do, in no way is NTP specified for use in an environment where this sort 
of thing can happen.

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