[ntp:questions] Restrict vs DNS lookup
hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Mon Jun 7 08:32:09 UTC 2010
In article <hufjh0$aue$1 at news.eternal-september.org>,
David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> writes:
>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.
Could we fix that by improving the documentation?
>Unfortunately, it is often not them that is enforcing the policy (and
>therefore not them that could evaluate the appropriateness of restrict
I assume anybody serious about needing good time will pick
servers they trust and use autokey. (and/or setup their
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