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NTP Client Data Minimization

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (ntp WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Daniel Fox Franke , Aanchal Malhotra
Last updated 2017-05-25 (Latest revision 2017-03-27)
Replaced by draft-ietf-ntp-data-minimization
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-ntp-data-minimization
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This memo proposes backward-compatible updates to the Network Time Protocol to strip unnecessary identifying information from client requests and to improve resilience against blind spoofing of unauthenticated server responses.


Daniel Fox Franke
Aanchal Malhotra

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