[ntp:questions] Failure modes on Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Tue Aug 13 22:03:36 UTC 2013


Hi--

On Aug 13, 2013, at 2:41 PM, Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> Originally, ITAR concerns.  It also increases our workload for limited
> benefit.  If you are building NTP on windows you should have the
> knowledge to get and install OpenSSL.

I wonder how many of the Windows users do anything with ntpd which needs crypto?

ntpd by itself (ie, "./configure --without-crypto") has a fairly clean
security history compared to something like OpenSSL's ASN.1 parser:

   http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html

Regards,
-- 
-Chuck



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