NTP Md5 or AutoKey?

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 06:23:07 UTC 2008

On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 10:15 PM, Glen Kent <glen.kent at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I was wondering what most folks use for NTP security?
> Do they use the low cost, light weight symmetric key cryptographic
> protection method using MD5 or do folks go in for full digital
> signatures and X.509 certificates (AutoKey Security)?

I'm just wondering -- in globak scheme of security issue, is NTP
security a major issue?

Just curious.

- ferg

"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
 ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/

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