[ntp:hackers] Protocol specification modification for MS-SNTP

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Mon Jul 13 02:56:42 UTC 2009


Danny wrote:
> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> > Danny wrote:
> > 
> >> The code should not be using Unix domain sockets. It needs to use either
> >> AF_INET or AF_INET6.
> > 
> > Why?  What's the problem you are trying to solve?
> > 
> > H
> 
> That's a point solution. The server can be anywhere.

Not according to the spec from the Samba folks.

They seem to have very specific security considerations in mind for
this.

If the solution they sent us meets their needs, what are you trying to
accomplish by changing this aspect?

Is the generality you seek really needed?

H


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