[ntp:questions] another question
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Nov 4 11:30:47 UTC 2004
At 11:43 AM +0100 2004-11-04, Folkert van Heusden wrote:
> What are the odds that a server running ntpd which is connected to, say, 4
> upstream-servers becoming a falseticker?
That machine is itself only protected against one falseticker.
So, if there were two falsetickers upstream from it, then it might
latch onto one of those and become a falseticker itself.
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