[ntp:questions] Re: ntp authentication setup

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Sat Nov 26 00:26:38 UTC 2005

On 2005-11-24, Dave <dmehler26 at woh.rr.com> wrote:

> I've got the keys sorted out, was GQ a good authentication choice?

GQ is OK if you are able to use the same crypto password for all members
of your trust group. This can have certain implications if you have
systems that are members of more than one trust group.

> Would multicast/unicast autokeys be better?

Multicast, Broadcast, and Unicast are types of associations between
different ntpds.

IFF, GQ, and MV are Identity Schemes used with Autokey.

One advantage to the IFF identity scheme is that it allows each ntpd to
have a different crypto password.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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