[ntp:questions] Re: Question on abusive clients.
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Thu Dec 22 20:14:52 UTC 2005
.. and so if the client ignores the KoD, it may keep hammering on the
server every second?
David L. Mills wrote:
> Current ntpd will clamp the poll interval to not less than 4 in server
> replies no matter what the client says. If KoD is enabled, it will
> return KoD packets if the headway beteen packets is less than 1 s or
> the average headway is less than 4 s.
> David J Taylor wrote:
>> On a related topic, what does NTP do if a request is received with
>> the Poll field set to less than the minimum value (4)? Is the
>> request silently dropped? Or a KOD packet sent?
More information about the questions