[ntp:questions] Very rapid polling

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Sun Feb 22 21:58:17 UTC 2009

Danny Mayer wrote:
> David Woolley wrote:
>> Danny Mayer wrote:
>>> There is no way to mark an NTP packet as invalid but then why would you
>> There are several ways of marking a packet as effectively invalid.  The 
>> real problem is that there is a lot of software out there (including 
>> w32time) that will accept packets that the protocol says they should reject.
> No, there's is no way to mark a packet as invalid. If you mean KOD

Leap bits = 11, root dispersion > 1 second, stratum = 16.

> packets, those are still valid packets and it is just notifying the
> originator of the request about something (See the NTP v4 draft).
> However they are still valid packets. How you deal with KOD packets is a
> separate question.
> Danny

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