[ntp:questions] ntp-keygen problem in ntp-4.2.4p5

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed Sep 3 11:58:51 UTC 2008

On 2008-09-03, David L. Mills <mills at udel.edu> wrote:

> I seriously dooubt anything autokey works properly in the p5 
> (production) version. That version has been on a different maintainence 
> track than the p127 (development) version for well over a year. The p5 
> protocol and crypto modules date from December 2006 and the keygen 
> module from August of this year. The configuration and key management 
> procedures did change in the summer of 2007 to both simplify the 
> procedures and provide nested, separately keyed secure groups. This is 
> documented on the current web and in the development version.

I neglected to mention that the Autokey configuration procedure for the
current stable releases of NTP is documented ("HOWTO" style) at

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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