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

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Sun Nov 20 17:18:28 UTC 2005


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.
> 

I agree with Dave here, NAT should do the right thing and not violate
the packet or UDP header.

Danny
>     DS
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