[ntp:questions] Restrict vs DNS lookup
david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sun Jun 6 07:42:05 UTC 2010
Hal Murray wrote:
> Description here:
> Would somebody who uses restrict please check to see if this
> does what you want.
I'm not convinced that the people who try to use restrict on pool
servers really know what they want! I think they are trying to blindly
apply a "when in doubt block" policy, without really thinking about the
fact that they are opening themselves up to random, untrusted, servers
by using the pool in the first place, and that they are already
protected from unsolicited associations.
Unfortunately, it is often not them that is enforcing the policy (and
therefore not them that could evaluate the appropriateness of restrict
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