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

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Fri Nov 18 21:40:31 UTC 2005


That's what the server private seed is for. It is never divulged.


David Schwartz wrote:
> "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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