[ntp:questions] NTP over redundant peer links, undetected loops

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Wed Feb 18 08:21:09 UTC 2009


"Dave Hart" <davehart at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:03463add-146a-457d-9869-9caddf6f8eca at i18g2000prf.googlegroups.com...
> On Feb 17, 9:01 am, "Maarten Wiltink" <maar... at kittensandcats.net>
> wrote:

>> My home network is on 192.168.27/24. I took the number from my
>> street address. My brother (independently!) picked 53 for his
>> network, by the same mechanism[0]. We have an OpenVPN tunnel
>> between those networks. We have no routing problems.
>>
>> [0] And when they renumbered his house, he renumbered his
>> network. Okay, I wouldn't have done that.
>
> I've taken the same approach a couple of times at different
> addresses with 192.168.address.0/24.  I also have a VPN going with
> my brother. Sadly, his employer requires security software that
> requires he use 192.168.1.0/24 for his home network to be able to
> VPN in to work.  As a workaround, I've sometimes subnetted a hotel
> 192.168.1.0/24 hotel address, claiming 192.168.1.2 and using netmask
> 192.168.1.252, so that when I VPN all but the first few addresses of
> my brother's network are visible.

Scary. You _are_ me. (-:

(Actually, it was my employer, not his, that had a spurious
192.168.0/24 requirement somewhere, so I guess that introduces
a cross in the connection somewhere.)

Groetjes,
Maarten Wiltink




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