[ntp:questions] Authentication

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Tue Mar 20 02:52:17 UTC 2007

Hal Murray wrote:
>> Many sites run without authentication.  Others need to be able to prove 
>> that their time stamps are traceable to NIST or some comparable national 
>> standards agency in another country.  Such sites need authentication.
> How many of the national standards laboratories support authentication?
> I took a quick poke with google and didn't find any public
> keys from NIST.  (I could easily have missed them.)

They may not want to give out keys to everyone. Just because nothing is
posted doesn't mean that they don't have.  Almost noone makes these
things public.


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