[ntp:questions] another question

Brad Knowles 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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