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

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Wed Mar 28 23:22:05 UTC 2007


"Jan Ceuleers" <janspam.ceuleers at skynet.be> wrote in message
news:460ac352$0$14236$ba620e4c at news.skynet.be...

> (I suggested that pool members with non-static IP addresses could be
> accommodated by the pool).

But somehow, one crucial fact seems to perniciously remain missing
from that idea. An NTP server's _clients_ would need to re-resolve
their named associations every so often. And they currently don't.
An association will simply dry up when the server moves.

You can play with the DNS all you want. But without client cooperation,
it'll go nowhere.

Groetjes,
Maarten Wiltink





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