[ntp:questions] pool.ntp.org?

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200703 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 01:59:07 UTC 2007

wd9get at amsat.org (Keith E. Brandt, M.D.) writes:
> Has anyone looked at pool.ntp.org recently (as opposed to 
> www.pool.ntp.org)? It redirects to nintakhan.com, which seems to have 
> nothing to do with the ntp pool. Has it been hacked?

Isn't "pool.ntp.org" a time server chosen at random from the pool?
You are simply seeing whatever HTTP page that pool server happens to
have as the main page is presenting to the net.

Leaving off the "www" from a domain name and expecting it to be
equivalent to www.<domainname> will invariably lead to surprises like

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht                http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/

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