[ntp:questions] http://www.ntp.org/ => a blank page?
davehart at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 21:27:26 UTC 2009
On Mar 9, 8:36 pm, r... at panix.com (Rod Dorman) wrote:
> One thing you would gain is lack of any help in 'correcting' typos in
> domain names. I don't know if Comcast does it but there have been
> several instances where ISPs assumed you were using a browser and
> returned something other than a NXDOMAIN.
This is the prime feature of OpenDNS, and why I don't like using
machines that use OpenDNS. I want "ntpq -c pe typo.ntp.server.net" to
fail instantly with a name resolution failure, rather than take ages
sending useless NTP packets to OpenDNS's NXDOMAIN-substitute web
Those poor servers must be getting hit with doomed attempts to
communicate using protocols other than HTTP at a stunning rate.
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