Recent NTP pool traffic increase

Ca By cb.list6 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 18:33:52 UTC 2016


My WAG is that the one plus updated firmeware on that day and they baked in
the pool.

Complete WAG, but time and distributed sources including wireless networks


On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 10:30 AM Laurent Dumont <admin at coldnorthadmin.com>
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> I also have a similar experience with an increased load.
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> I'm running a pretty basic Linode VPS and I had to fine tune a few
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> things in order to deal with the increased traffic. I can clearly see a
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> date around the 14-15 where my traffic increases to 3-4 times the usual
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> amounts.
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> I did a quick dump and in 60 seconds I was hit by slightly over 190K IPs
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> http://i.imgur.com/mygYINk.png
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> Weird stuff
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> Laurent
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> On 12/17/2016 10:25 PM, Gary E. Miller wrote:
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> > Yo All!
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> > On Sat, 17 Dec 2016 17:54:55 -0800
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> > "Gary E. Miller" <gem at rellim.com> wrote:
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> >> # tcpdump -nvvi eth0 port 123 |grep "Originator - Transmit Timestamp:"
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> >> And I do indeed get odd results.  Some on my local network...
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> > To follow up on my own post, so this can be promply laid to rest.
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> > After some discussion at NTPsec.  It seems that chronyd takes a lot
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> > of 'creative license' with RFC 5905 (NTPv4).  But it is not malicious,
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> > just 'odd', and not new.
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> > So, nothing see here, back to the hunt for the real cause of the new
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> > NTP traffic.
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> > RGDS
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> > GARY
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> > Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
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> >       gem at rellim.com  Tel:+1 541 382 8588
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