[ntp:questions] Best practice: re-resolve server IP address before each poll/query
nim at pipe.nl
Tue Jun 12 21:00:54 UTC 2007
Jan Ceuleers wrote:
> In the list of best practice recommendations it makes about SNTP
> implementations, it says:
> "SHOULD resolve the server IP address via DNS before each poll/query, so
> that the pertinent DNS entries' Time-To-Live values are respected."
I'm all in favor of this particular recommendation, since I *have* been
bitten by the issue (loooong time ago, on 2000/11/28, message ID
<3A23B124.6F86FEBE at signature.nl>, the thread that starts there may be
informative or at least illustrative).
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