Recent NTP pool traffic increase

Jan Tore Morken nanog at
Mon Dec 19 20:55:56 UTC 2016

On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 01:32:50PM -0700, David wrote:
> 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.

Thanks, David. That perfectly matches the list of servers used by
older versions of the ios-ntp library[1][2], which would point toward
some iPhone app being the source of the traffic.


Jan Tore Morken

More information about the NANOG mailing list