[ntp:questions] Re: exporting NTP from the US

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Mar 28 20:44:32 UTC 2006


NTP does not use the encryption algorithms of the OpenSSL library. 
However, if they are included in the OpenSSL library distributed by 
Mainberg, that's not an NTP issue. The best action would be to delete 
the encryption algorithms before redistribution.


alan.kiecker wrote:

> Thanks, Harlan.
> We are planning on using the NTP package that Meinberg has available
> for Windows.  Many of our customers isolate their private networks from
> the Internet making it difficult for them to download the package so we
> are planning on making it available to them on our own release media.
> This in effect would make us an exporter, and consequently my
> questions.
> The package as downloaded from Meinberg includes both the SSLeay32.dll
> and libeay32.dll libraries.  The following FAQ
> http://www.columbia.edu/~ariel/ssleay/ssleay-legal-faq.html
> mentions some ITAR issues concerning SSL but does not really go into
> details.  I am assuming that these two libraries, which are used by
> NTP, contain the encryption algorithms that are of concern.  Since the
> API of these libraries is well documented on the Internet, anyone would
> be able to make use of the encryption algorithms once they have the
> libraries.
> Any advice would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
> -- al

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