[ntp:questions] (Software) timeserver for windows being broadcast-able incl. keys

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Thu Mar 15 01:35:34 UTC 2007


Tom Smith wrote:
>> Do you have any idea why (in the ntp.keys-file on all clients) more
>> than one key is specified?
> 
> You'll have to ask whomever put them there. Presumably because
> at one time different keys were used for different purposes
> somebody thought they would be.
> 

Well each server, broadcast line, etc. can use a different key. There's
no requirement to use the same key for all packets sent from the server.

Danny



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