Re: [chrony-users] firewalling chrony

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Op 28/02/2014 om 13:17:10 +0100, schreef Miroslav Lichvar:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 11:16:56AM +0100, Leo Baltus wrote:
> > One thing though, when running two instances the 'local stratum'
> > instance no longer get upstream information like leap seconds, how
> > bad is that?
> Beside missing information about leap seconds, the root dispersion and
> root delay are reset to zero. A client could prefer this source over
> better sources (use a high local stratum to avoid that), or it could
> disagree with other sources and cause problem in the source selection
> with the "no majority" message or be marked as a falseticker. 

That looks bad enough for me not to go this way.

I'll cowardly wait for the 'separate sockets for each configured server'
patch as I don't feel confident enough to do it myself.

Thanks for your insight.

Leo Baltus, internetbeheerder
NPO ICT Internet Services
Bart de Graaffweg 2, 1217 ZL Hilversum
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