[ntp:questions] Secure NTP

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Fri Mar 25 16:26:38 UTC 2011

jimp at specsol.spam.sux.com wrote:
> One more time, if time is critical to your operation you do NOT have one
> and only one NTP server.

One more time, the times of well designed protocolls
and infrastructure software are gone ;-)
Today the PHB and his idiot savant minions rule.
> You have serveral servers with local GPS and CDMA NTP boxes.
> Let's see you spoof the Internet, GPS, and CDMA all at the same time.
Pfft. you don't have to.

The GFC is not only witness to the haphazard portfolio of  products traded
but also the (lack of) basic understanding brought to financial infrastructure.

IMHO, It is not well designed with an eye on faulttolerance, congestion, ...


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