[ntp:questions] Re: DHCP and NTP configuration

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Thu Nov 6 17:19:10 UTC 2003


It would be a good idea to include a section on NTP/DHCP for the updated
SNTP spec now lurking at the IETF draft-mills-sntp-v4-00.txt. I am
incompetent to write that section, so you or anyone else gets to carve
the design. We can implement it later.


Dale Worley wrote:
> mayer at gis.net (Danny Mayer) writes:
> > This is still independent of NTP. What DHCPD does or should be doing belongs
> > in the DHCPD mailing list. I'm sure Ted Lemon would be able to answer these
> > kinds of questions.
> Well, the need or desire to have DHCP help configure NTP comes from
> the NTP community.  The mechanics of doing it is within the DHCP
> community.  At the moment, I'm trying to discern if anybody cares
> about the subject enough that it's worth investigating how to use DHCP
> to do this.
> Dale

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