NTP through DNS?

Ray Bellis ray at isc.org
Sun Sep 23 10:24:30 UTC 2018

On 22/09/2018 02:39, Danny Mayer wrote:

> No, that's not true. Consider what you are doing. You are substituting
> SRV records for CNAME records. There is nothing magical here. NTP can
> use the CNAME records. Either way the records have to be configured.
> What do you think you are discovering? SRV records aren't magic.

SRV records aren't magic, but they are an "approved" way of discovering

We've all seen what happened with the convention of "www." to "discover"
the HTTP service on a domain and how the (marketing folks) desire to
drop that has caused no end of CNAME related issues...


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