[ntp:questions] Embedded solutions

Brian Utterback brian.utterback at oracle.com
Thu Jul 10 13:07:32 UTC 2014

On 7/9/2014 11:40 PM, Paul wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 8:05 PM, Null wrote:
> [stuff]
> Please check the links provided.  It would seem the most common
> problem people have is not being able to think about a network
> attached reference clock that uses NTP responses rather than PPS +
> serial stream as a solution to time transfer.  It's a Reference Clock
> not an instance of NTPD.
> On my campus all critical infrastructure is behind multiple firewalls
> which manage access control so that's a solved problem.  We have no
> need to restrict access to our NTP service from on-campus hosts but we
> could.

You still have the keys problem. Keys authenticate the NTP server to the 
client. How would you manage keys?

Brian Utterback

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