ntpsec | mssntp in ntp.conf breaks time service to all clients (#785)
halmurray at sonic.net
Mon May 1 23:36:40 UTC 2023
I took a scan at the code. It's pretty broken. It won't be a quick fix.
Given how broken the code is, this seems to be the first time anybody has
tried to use that feature. :) [If there were others, they didn't bother to
Can we get a packet trace of a working example?
I think we'll need a Windows box to generate the SNTP request.
Either old/classic ntpd or a real DC should provide a good response.
I think we should write/collect a HOWTO setup and run a test environment. I
assume that will have several sections:
Setup Samba as a DC
Build/setup ntpd to process MS-SNTP
Build/run some test code.
I'm willing to write some hack code to generate/check MS-SNTP requests.
Does anybody know enough about Samba to write (or point us at) a minimal
setup? All it needs to do is sign MS-SNTP requests.
These are my opinions. I hate spam.
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