[ntp:questions] ntpd with MD5

Chris O'Blacky blackishUSUNTO at gazeta.pl
Thu Sep 18 09:35:31 UTC 2003

Hello all,
I try to check MD5 autentication with ntpd daemon. I run ntpd with following

/usr/local/bin/ntpd -a -g -t 2 -l /var/tmp/ntp.log -d

in /etc/ntp.conf file i put string connected with authentication and keys it
looks like

authenticate    yes
keys            /etc/ntp.keys

Unfortunatelly my client machine is properly synchronized even though key
no. 2 is untrusted.
I have checked MD5 with "ntpdate" command and all works properly - station
is synchronized only
in case when i try to do it with key no. 1 (trusted). Can somebody explain
me what i do wrong ?


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