[Pool] Valid pool server checks

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Fri Apr 3 04:48:49 UTC 2015


Hal Murray writes:
> 
> [Context is changing the IP address for a server's name.]
> 
> stenn at ntp.org said:
>> This is a bigger-scope issue with TTLs.  I'm bringing that up
>> separately as it's not pool-specific,
> 
> The first problem with using TTL is that the APIs don't support it.

Yes.

> I'm thinking of checking every day or so.  That's longer than many
> TTLs, so I think it's reasonable to just ignore them.  Sure, it would
> be better to round up if the TTL was longer than a day, but there are
> more important things to work on.

Works for me.  Are you up for working on this?  If so, do you want to
wing it or do you want to discuss the (few) issues on a wiki topic?

I'd like to see this mentioned on at least hackers at .

H


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