[ntp:questions] Unauthorized remote server configuration
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Jul 6 02:54:12 UTC 2008
> It does more than just answer. After the first packet - Frame 1 - I answer
> within a couple of hundred milliseconds. I also begin polling the remote for
> time. Frame 72, 73, 75, 76. The remote also shows up on my peer list with
> whatever frequency was requested by the remote. If it's considered normal
> for a remote to request my machine to alter it's peer list with disable auth
> in the config file, I'll just remove that. This seems to conflict with an
> earlier post, but if that's how it's supposed to work, then that's how it
Use the restrict nopeer option to prevent it peering with other servers.
Windows W32time service try to use peer by default. It's a bug in
Microsoft's code. They should always use client/server mode. Someone
probably just got lazy when coding it.
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