[ntp:questions] SNTP server + ntpd 4.2.4 client

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Mar 25 12:21:50 UTC 2008


Harlan Stenn wrote:

> 
> Richard> I can't say it's worth doing but you could always add some sort of
> Richard> a tag to the NTP packet that says "I am an NTP server" or "I am an
> Richard> SNTP Server with a reference clock" or "I am an SNTP leaf node and
> Richard> I'm not supposed to talk to you"
> 
> It's already been done.  It's called the NTP RFC.  The "stratum" tells you
> this.

Note that Microsfoft's "SNTP" implementation claims stratum 2, when 
acting as an a server with an illegal time source.




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