[Pool] SNTP Client Code
paul at gear.dyndns.org
Wed Nov 22 23:45:46 UTC 2017
On 22/11/17 21:25, Hal Murray wrote:
> satyaprakash.prasad at gmail.com said:
>> For a project work in an ARM embedded device we need to write code that will
>> sync time of device within that of the network. We plan to make use of SNTP
>> for same. Hence we need a very light SNTP client code?
>> Is there a Free Licence SNTP client reliable / tested code there that can be
>> made use of?
> I don't know of any code like that.
> It isn't hard to write. It is very easy to get it wrong is subtle ways that
> won't show up in a testing lab unless you know what to look for.
> Wikipedia has a good page:
> NTP server misuse and abuse
> I'd call Dave Plonka's writeup of the Netgear/UWisc mess required reading for
> any networking class.
+1 to that; even years later it's still a great read.
Also instructive is the Great Snapchat Surge of December 2016 - see
further down that same Wikipedia page, and
Worth a glance at the BCP draft as well:
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