Recent NTP pool traffic increase

Dan Drown dan-nanog at
Mon Dec 19 20:44:34 UTC 2016

Quoting David <opendak at>:
> I found devices doing lookups for all of these at the same time  
> {0,,,asia,europe,north-america,south-america,oceania,africa,europe} and then it proceeds to use everything returned, which explains why everyone is seeing an  
> increase.

I'm very interested to find out what devices these are.  This would  
explain why places like New Zealand are getting massive amounts of NTP  
traffic from North America.

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