[ntp:questions] better rate limiting against amplification attacks?

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Wed Jan 15 22:45:08 UTC 2014


On 2014-01-15, Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> William Unruh writes:
>> I do not mean the default in the config file, I mean the default if
>> there is no config file or if nothing is set in the config file.
>
> Then ntpd won't connect to anything and there will be no data to report.

That was why the sentence "if nothing is set in the config file" by
which I meant nothing with respect to what we are discussing. I agree
that the config file needs some 
server
lines to know where to get the time base from (those should be pool
directives).

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