[ntp:questions] Re: server's address in ntp payload?

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Fri Nov 18 19:34:32 UTC 2005


"Ulisses" <ulisses.alonso at unavarra.es> wrote in message 
news:20051117162510.GB20001 at s163m108.unavarra.es...

>> that is a flaw in the protocol design.
>
> heh, people doing NAT will not agree with you for sure :-)

    Actually, quite the reverse. It is in the presence of NAT that it 
becomes so important to have some unique identifier that tells you who sent 
you the packet that is independent of the UDP source address of the packet 
you received.

    DS





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