[ntp:questions] Re: Questions and ruminations regarding NTPD 4 config and XP's bad behavior.

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Fri Jan 14 17:46:52 UTC 2005

On 2005-01-14, Richard B. Gilbert <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote:

> For authentication to work, server and client must share a set of 
> cryptographic keys and methods.  There are several ways authentication 
> can be set up and I believe that all of them require the cooperation of 
> the administrators of the client and the server.

Information about configuring Autokey authentication is available at:


> In some cases the 
> administrator of a server may have automated the process so that you can 
> simply use e-mail or visit a web site to request a client key.

A sample implementation of an NTP key request form is:


Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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