[ntp:questions] AUTHENTICATION

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Mar 26 03:51:41 UTC 2007


Harlan Stenn wrote:
>>>> 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.
> 
Correct.



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