[ntp:questions] Re: Peer Statement

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Fri Oct 21 01:55:53 UTC 2005

"Brad Knowles" <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org> wrote in message 

> At 1:15 PM -0700 2005-10-20, DJ wrote:

>>  Then Serverb is trying to peer with ServerA. But ServerA doesn't have a
>>  peer directive - what happens here ? Also, what's the difference
>>  between this and ServerC doing ntpdate ServerA ???

> Server A isn't going to accept any of that information from Server B.  It 
> would only accept that information if Server A also used a "peer" 
> directive.

    Is that really true? I was under the impression that the "peer" 
directive was only needed at one side (assuming to 'restrict' statements or 
cryptography is configured).


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