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NTPv5 use cases and requirements

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (ntp WG)
Expired & archived
Author James Gruessing
Last updated 2022-07-19 (Latest revision 2022-05-21)
Replaced by draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv5-requirements
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv5-requirements
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This document describes the use cases, requirements, and considerations that should be factored in the design of a successor protocol to supersede version 4 of the NTP protocol [RFC5905] presently referred to as NTP version 5 ("NTPv5"). This document is non-exhaustive and does not in its current version represent working group consensus.


James Gruessing

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