In message <>, Joe Holden writes:

>> Please check how NTP is authenticated before giving bad advice,
>> it's all in the RFC.
>v3 or v4? It is an optional part of the spec in both cases and again 
>isn't required for 99% of people using ntpd as a client, which was the 
>entire point of this exercise in the first place.

Authentication of NTP is rapidly gaining focus these days, for obvious
reasons, so I think adopting software now which don't support it would
be needlessly shortsighted.

3 years ago I would have agree with you, but not now.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
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