[ntpwg] Issues with the NTP draft -06
mayer at gis.net
Mon Jun 25 12:38:56 UTC 2007
Heiko Gerstung wrote:
> I would say that the refid is no security related data object. I agree
> that the MAC address and IP can change, but I do not see any bad
> implications here, at least not for the operational status.
I agree. I just want to get away from the idea that we SHOULD use IPv4
addresses (or IPv6 addresses MD5-summed). Just because the reference
implementation uses that doesn't mean that everyone else should do so.
The value can be anything as long as it's relatively unique.
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