[ntp:questions] AUTHENTICATION

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Sun Mar 25 20:36:04 UTC 2007


>>> In article <4606B47E.6080102 at ntp.isc.org>, mayer at ntp.isc.org (Danny Mayer) writes:

Danny> I don't know of any
Danny> servers that support server authentication that are free and provide
Danny> you with keys to allow you to authenticate them.

Just to be clear, authentication is how  a client knows that it is talking
to the server it expects.

Authentication is *not* how a server decides if it is OK to talk to a
client.

H




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