[ntp:questions] All the members of a network are trusted ho sts
kostecke at ntp.org
Mon Feb 16 15:00:31 UTC 2009
On 2009-02-16, Bartholome, Alain <alain.bartholome at eads.com> wrote:
> I have a network of about 200 servers which must be time synchronized
> with security.
NTP Authentication authenticates a server to its immediate clients and
can, optionally, provide a authentication trail back to the root server.
> I project to use Autokey with Trusted Certificate identity scheme.
> I need to divide the network in trusted groups.
The architecture of your "NTP Network" defines your trust groups.
> The documentation shows groups composed of 2 to 4 systems with a
> maximum of 3 levels (the trusted server connected to a non trusted
> server itself connected to an other non trusted system.) I plan to
> follow these rules.
The examples are merely examples. There is no need to limit your
trust groups to such a small size.
Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/
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