[ntp:questions] NTP Autokey - who is actively using it?

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Jan 19 13:43:47 UTC 2015

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Antonio,
> "Antonio M. Moreiras" writes:
>> We were using autokey at our public ntp servers(1) since 2011. We are
>> now in the middle of a process to deactivate it, since 4.2.8 is broken
>> (we could not make autokey work with 4.2.8 on Linux, it seems to be some
>> issue related to the version 1.0.x of openssl).
>> Probably we will let it deactivated. Maybe we are going back to
>> symmetric keys (at least between the servers), even if the issue is
>> fixed. We fostered our users to try and adopt autokey, but it seems
>> there was no interest in the feature.
>> []s
>> Moreiras.
>> [1] {a,b,c,a.st1,b.st1,c.st1,d.st1,gps}.ntp.br
> Thanks for the info.  I wasn't aware of any new problems with autokey in
> 4.2.8 and Martin Burnicki tested a number of cases - all worked for him.

Especially I've tested the interoperability between 4.2.8 and a newer 
beta version. I havent't checked with pairs of 4.2.8 and 4.2.6 nodes, 

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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