[ntp:hackers] 4.2.5p203 adds ntpq dumpcfg command

Brian Utterback brian.utterback at sun.com
Fri Aug 28 12:54:38 UTC 2009

Danny Mayer wrote:

> I wish you had brought all this up when you were trying to deal with it.
> Maybe we could have taken action earlier. We run ntpd on Windows with a
> restricted account with only two privileges since that's all it needs to
> run. This is harder on Unix as there are additional requirements and
> Unix does not have a lot of privileges that can be granted or withheld
> to prevent these kinds of issues.
> Danny

How much earlier do you want? This was three months ago and I was on 
vacation for all of July.

What action do you propose?


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