network time default, f23

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Tue Sep 1 11:01:44 UTC 2015

Am 01.09.2015 um 11:26 schrieb Miroslav Lichvar:
> chronyd doesn't implement server rate limiting (yet). It's not a high
> priority. It may sound like a useful feature, but it often actually
> increases the network traffic, because clients that send too many
> requests are often the ones that will quickly send another request
> when there is no reply from the server or it's told to reduce its
> polling rate.

it's a matter of security in case of amplification attacks to third 
parties since NTP is UDP like DNS and so *not* low priority

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