[ntp:questions] poll interval - RFC compliance question
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Jun 23 03:43:21 UTC 2008
David Woolley wrote:
> Anton Persson A wrote:
>> we are using the ntp v3 protocol, as defined in RFC1305, however
>> I have a question running through my head when I consider the poll
> You are going to have limited success getting help on that specification
> here as it is considered obsolete, even though the version 4
> specification is still only, officially, a draft. As such people are
> going to give you the answers for version 4 or have to cast their minds
> back several years.
I don't think that RFC 1305 specified a backoff requirement. In the
current NTP v4 draft, we require a backoff if you receive a KOD with a
RATE kiss code but it does not specify a specific amount.
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