[ntp:questions] Unauthorized remote server configuration

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Sun Jul 6 08:31:44 UTC 2008


Danny Mayer wrote:
> 
> Authentication is not the same as allowing the server to accept the 
> packet and peer with it. disabling authentication merely means to accept 
> the packet without checking that it's valid.

I was explaining why it made a difference in this case.

In any case, as I understand it, enabling authentication allows you to 
be used by a server by broken W32Times, but disabling peering requires 
that you configure the W32Times to send the correct association type.




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