[ntp:questions] SNTP server + ntpd 4.2.4 client

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Mar 23 22:48:44 UTC 2008


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> I can't say it's worth doing but you could always add some sort of a tag 
> to the NTP packet that says "I am an NTP server" or "I am an SNTP Server 
> with a reference clock" or "I am an SNTP leaf node and I'm not supposed 
> to talk to you"

No need for that. The SNTP client should just ignore incoming packets 
that it didn't send. Only server mode and broadcast mode packets are valid.

Danny



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