[LEAPSECS] Leap Sec vs Y2K
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Dec 10 17:50:31 EST 2010
In message <1292020824.24370.43.camel at localhost>, Paul Sheer writes:
>> Pray tell what authority you have for this pronouncement ?
>I am totally confused where you got this idea that most of the worlds
>servers tick over in sync, [...]
Ahh, this "misconception" is probably based on the fact that you
never have heard about the "NTP" project ?
>Finally, because NTP can easily be spoofed, many admins explicitly
>DISABLE it fearing the consequence of one's server time suddenly reading
>1970-01-01 or something wierd.
Ohh, so you have heard of NTP, but have zero clue about how to
configure it correctly ?
I pity your customers.
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