[ntp:questions] ***SPAM*** Re: Bad NTP servers jeopardizing the pool.ntp.org initiative

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Wed Mar 28 07:29:23 UTC 2007

"Danny Mayer" <mayer at ntp.isc.org> wrote in message
news:4609BB02.2060506 at ntp.isc.org...
> Maarten Wiltink wrote:

>> For a service like NTP, making repeated UDP (connectionless) requests
>> to the same host, a varying IP address on the server will never do.
> Maarten, NTP doesn't currently do that. It asks once at startup time
> and never again. Funny thing is I just answered the same question on
> the bind-users list.

Not DNS requests, no. I meant NTP requests.

(It would probably not be technically impossible to maintain a useful
association with a host with a continually varying IP address. But
*lots* of assumptions would have to go out the window.)

Maarten Wiltink

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