[ntp:questions] Re: restrict in ntpdc

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed Nov 3 13:36:54 UTC 2004

At 9:41 AM +0100 2004-11-03, Nagy Bela wrote:

>  I heard the using iburst without prior permission is highly unfriendly.
>  And I dont have permissions.

	No, "iburst" is usually okay.  The use of "burst" is discouraged.

	The difference here is that "iburst" causes a burst of packets to 
be used only in the first volley and never again, while "burst" would 
use a burst of packets to be used every time a volley is sent.

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