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

Brian Utterback brian.utterback at sun.removeme.com
Wed Nov 23 16:21:29 UTC 2005


Danny Mayer wrote:
> Brian Utterback wrote:

>>If that is a layering violation, then why do you need to know both the
>>source and destination address of each NTP packet to authenticate it?
>>
> 
> 
> I refer you to the autokey protocol.
> 

Circular reasoning again. This is a "what is" argument. Couldn't the
autokey protocol be redesigned not to rely on the IP addresses?

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