[ntp:questions] Re: handling of falsetickers with dumb NTP clients

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Tue Sep 9 23:20:06 UTC 2003

roger.neumann at web.de (Roger) wrote in message news:<d7f21740.0309042341.6e10b948 at posting.google.com>...
> stenn at maccarony.ntp.org (Harlan Stenn) wrote in message news:<bj8ktu$gjt$1 at dewey.udel.edu>...
> > The "new ntp server equipment" can be most any ancient box that has
> > no other use, or it can be any existing *ix box that has a few spare cycles.
> The additional NTP servers could be new Sun servers running Solaris 8 
> (NTPv4) and mostly dedicated to NTP service, maybe running DNS in
> addition.

I strongly suggest that you don't run NTP as a public service on a DNS server,
just use NTP to receive on that system. Some DNS configurations require that
you have good time on the server, but you keep the DNS services independent
of the NTP service.


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