[ntp:hackers] Cumulative Use Controls as a next addition for the LISTEN ON feature proposed.

Dave Hart davehart at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 18:37:37 UTC 2009


On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Todd Glassey wrote:
> The idea is that throttling is available with most networking models and
> should be with NTP too. We should be able to set the maximum number of
> requests a system uses from the service from within the reference port
> model.  That would mean the addition of some type of uses-per-period
> service and the control to integrate that into DROP or "SAY NO TO
> BOOBOO" type controls.

ntpd has rate controls and optional KoD responses already.

http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/accopt.html#discard

Cheers,
Dave Hart


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