[time] problem with russian pool servers ntp.ru

Andy Spiers andy
Thu Feb 4 12:48:30 UTC 2010


Andy Spiers wrote:
> Surely all these servers should be removed from the pool if they do not 
> allow connections from port 123?

Further to this, I have just examined how many servers out of the DNS records 
{0,1,2,3}.ru.pool.ntp.org come from this group that do not accept connections 
from port 123. Result is 5 out of the 12 A records returned, so 42% of the 
ru.pool.ntp.org servers are effectively non-functional.

Andy




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