[ntp:questions] kod and limited

Marco Marongiu brontolinux at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 10:15:56 UTC 2015


On 24/11/15 10:44, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
>> > What option would you recommend?
> I think the recommendation is to not use the limited option at all.
> Some people reported that it may actually increase the amount of
> traffic, apparently there are broken clients that send a new request
> soon after missing a reply.
> 
> Also, there is a security issue that an attacker can prevent a client
> from getting replies by sending spoofed packets to the server. See the
> archive of the ntp-hackers list for more information.

Thanks Miroslav, very informative as always! I'll kill "kod" altogether.

Ciao
-- bronto



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