[ntp:questions] Re: restrict lines

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Sun Mar 13 08:25:50 UTC 2005


"Steve Kostecke" <kostecke at ntp.isc.org> wrote in message 
news:slrnd2unsa.sbg.kostecke at stasis.kostecke.net...

>> Before I found a man page for ntp.conf, I found several on-line
>> examples. I thought that using the machine-name.domain-name.tld-name
>> would be more intelligent, since it would always map to some IP and
>> the IP could change.

> Using host names on restrict lines would allow for subversion of the
> restrictions through DNS cache poisoning.

    But surely that's the fault of whatever DNS server was vulnerable to 
cache poisoning, not the fault of NTP.

    DS





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