[ntp:questions] Re: Peer Statement

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Oct 20 19:50:21 UTC 2005

At 12:16 PM -0700 2005-10-20, DJ wrote:

>  how would server A know the difference between ServerB's ntpd
>  talking to it and ServerC performing 'ntpdate ServerA' ??

	By the different IP addresses of Server B and Server C?

	Besides, ntpdate is read-only.  And Server A won't accept any 
time information sent to it from any other machines other than the 
servers it is configured to listen to.

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