Network Time Protocol Version 4: Protocol and Algorithms Specification
RFC 5905

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Date Rev. By Action
2020-01-21
13 (System) Received changes through RFC Editor sync (added Verified Errata tag)
2018-12-03
Jenny Bui Removed related IPR disclosure: Carol Farnstrom's Statement about IPR related to RFC 5905 belonging to Todd Glassey and  Michael McNeil
2017-10-12
Alexa Morris
Posted related IPR disclosure: todd glassey and michael mcneil 's Statement about IPR related to RFC 5905, RFC 5906, and There are a number of ...
2017-05-16
13 (System) Changed document authors from "Jack Burbank, William Kasch, David Mills" to "Jack Burbank, William Kasch, David Mills, Jim Martin"
2015-10-14
13 (System) Notify list changed from ntp-chairs@ietf.org, draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto@ietf.org to (None)
2012-08-22
13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Record position for Cullen Jennings
2012-08-22
13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Robert Sparks
2012-08-22
13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Pasi Eronen
2012-08-22
13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Alexey Melnikov
2012-08-22
13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Lars Eggert
2012-08-22
13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Russ Housley
2010-06-21
13 Cindy Morgan State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Cindy Morgan
2010-06-21
13 Cindy Morgan [Note]: 'RFC 5905' added by Cindy Morgan
2010-06-21
13 (System) RFC published
2010-04-07
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2010-04-07
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2010-04-07
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2010-04-01
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2010-04-01
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2010-03-25
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2010-03-25
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2010-03-17
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2010-03-15
13 Cindy Morgan State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Cindy Morgan
2010-03-15
13 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2010-03-15
13 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2010-03-15
13 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2010-03-15
13 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2010-03-15
13 Amy Vezza State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Amy Vezza
2010-03-15
13 Ralph Droms [Ballot Position Update] Position for Ralph Droms has been changed to Yes from No Objection by Ralph Droms
2010-03-15
13 Robert Sparks [Ballot Position Update] Position for Robert Sparks has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Robert Sparks
2010-02-25
13 Tim Polk
[Ballot comment]
I remain concerned about discrepancies between the body text and the appendices.  I believe
clear text is needed stating the code fragments in ...
2010-02-25
13 Tim Polk [Ballot discuss]
2010-02-25
13 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Tim Polk
2010-02-25
13 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Undefined from Discuss by Tim Polk
2010-02-03
13 Ralph Droms [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Ralph Droms
2009-12-15
13 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] Position for Lars Eggert has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Lars Eggert
2009-12-04
13 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Russ Housley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Russ Housley
2009-11-19
13 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] Position for Cullen Jennings has been changed to Undefined from Discuss by Cullen Jennings
2009-10-16
13 Pasi Eronen [Ballot Position Update] Position for Pasi Eronen has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Pasi Eronen
2009-10-12
13 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot Position Update] Position for Alexey Melnikov has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Alexey Melnikov
2009-10-09
13 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
A section listing detailed changes since the obsoleted RFCs would be helpful. I let other ADs hold a DISCUSS on this, if they ...
2009-10-09
13 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot discuss]
I think this is an important document and I expect to clear my DISCUSS as soon as I get some clarifications.

Section 9.2 ...
2009-10-09
13 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-13.txt
2009-10-08
13 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2009-10-08
12 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-12.txt
2009-04-16
13 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::Point Raised - writeup needed by Amy Vezza
2009-04-10
13 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Point Raised - writeup needed from IESG Evaluation - Defer by Amy Vezza
2009-04-09
13 Lisa Dusseault [Ballot Position Update] Position for Lisa Dusseault has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Lisa Dusseault
2009-04-09
13 Lisa Dusseault [Ballot Position Update] Position for Lisa Dusseault has been changed to Undefined from No Objection by Lisa Dusseault
2009-04-09
13 Amy Vezza [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Amy Vezza
2009-04-09
13 Pasi Eronen
[Ballot discuss]
I have reviewed draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-11, and have a couple of
concerns that I'd like to discuss before recommending approval of the
document:

- The ...
2009-04-09
13 Pasi Eronen [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Pasi Eronen
2009-04-08
13 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
This is a very significant update to RFC 1305, and I am happy to see it nearing publication.
There are a couple of ...
2009-04-08
13 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
This is a very significant update to RFC 1305, and I am happy to see it nearing publication.
There are a couple of ...
2009-04-08
13 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] Position for Magnus Westerlund has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Magnus Westerlund
2009-04-08
13 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
Section 3:

              +-------------------+--------------+-------------+
              |  Association Mode | Assoc. Mode  ...
2009-04-08
13 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot discuss]
2009-04-07
13 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
This is a very significant update to RFC 1305, and I am happy to see it nearing publication.
There are a couple of ...
2009-04-07
13 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Tim Polk
2009-04-07
13 Ralph Droms Responsible AD has been changed to Ralph Droms from Mark Townsley
2009-04-07
13 Robert Sparks [Ballot comment]
Concur with Russ' concern with [ref3]
2009-04-07
13 Robert Sparks
[Ballot discuss]
This is a discuss-discuss.

It's not obvious that there is enough specification in the body of the document to implement this protocol if ...
2009-04-07
13 Robert Sparks [Ballot Position Update] Position for Robert Sparks has been changed to Discuss from Undefined by Robert Sparks
2009-04-07
13 Robert Sparks [Ballot Position Update] Position for Robert Sparks has been changed to Undefined from Discuss by Robert Sparks
2009-04-07
13 Robert Sparks [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Robert Sparks
2009-04-07
13 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
Section 3:

              +-------------------+--------------+-------------+
              |  Association Mode | Assoc. Mode  ...
2009-04-07
13 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Section 16:

Following the policies outlined in [RFC2434],
  new values are to be defined by IETF consensus.

Old reference needs to be ...
2009-04-07
13 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot comment]
Section 3:

              +-------------------+--------------+-------------+
              |  Association Mode | Assoc. Mode  ...
2009-04-07
13 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Magnus Westerlund
2009-04-07
13 Lars Eggert
[Ballot discuss]
I'm fine with the specification itself, but the source code in
Appendix A needs work if it is to be included: functions are ...
2009-04-07
13 Lars Eggert
[Ballot discuss]
I'm fine with the specification itself, but the source code in Appendix A needs work if it is to be included: functions are ...
2009-04-07
13 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Lars Eggert
2009-04-06
13 Cullen Jennings [Ballot discuss]
I think the source code needs the appropriate license attached.
2009-04-06
13 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Cullen Jennings
2009-04-05
13 Adrian Farrel [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Adrian Farrel
2009-04-05
13 Adrian Farrel
[Ballot comment]
In support of Alexey Melnikov's Discuss, I would like to see more
description of the backward compatibility mentioned in the Abstract,
but not ...
2009-04-04
13 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
Brian Carpenter provided a Gen-ART Review on 2009-03-09, and it has
  not received any response.  While the document is in good shape, ...
2009-04-04
13 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Russ Housley
2009-03-28
13 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot discuss]
I think this is an important document and I expect to clear my DISCUSS as soon as I get some clarifications.

I would ...
2009-03-28
13 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Alexey Melnikov
2009-03-28
13 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
It would have been nice if terms like "association mode" are explained at the beginning of section 3 (or earlier).

On page 22: ...
2009-03-28
13 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot comment]
In the IANA Considerations section: FCFS acronym should be expanded.
2009-03-13
13 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR Completed. Reviewer: Richard Barnes.
2009-03-13
13 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2009-03-12
2009-03-08
13 Cullen Jennings State Changes to IESG Evaluation - Defer from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead by Cullen Jennings
2009-03-02
13 Mark Townsley Placed on agenda for telechat - 2009-03-12 by Mark Townsley
2009-02-26
13 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Richard Barnes
2009-02-26
13 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Richard Barnes
2009-02-26
13 Samuel Weiler Assignment of request for Last Call review by SECDIR to Kurt Zeilenga was rejected
2009-02-23
13 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call by system
2009-02-19
13 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Kurt Zeilenga
2009-02-19
13 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Kurt Zeilenga
2009-02-19
13 Amanda Baber
IANA Last Call questions/comments:

QUESTIONS:

- Does Figure 22 need a registry ?
- Does Figure 11 need a registry ?
- Does Figure 10 ...
2009-02-09
13 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2009-02-09
13 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2009-02-06
13 Mark Townsley Last Call was requested by Mark Townsley
2009-02-06
13 Mark Townsley State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation by Mark Townsley
2009-02-06
13 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Mark Townsley
2009-02-06
13 Mark Townsley Ballot has been issued by Mark Townsley
2009-02-06
13 Mark Townsley Created "Approve" ballot
2009-02-06
13 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2009-02-06
13 (System) Last call text was added
2009-02-06
13 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2008-11-27
13 Mark Townsley State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Mark Townsley
2008-11-20
13 Cindy Morgan
Below is the write-up that was missing from our previous request.

Regards,
Karen and Brian

(1.a) Who is the Document Shepherd for this document? Has ...
2008-11-20
13 Cindy Morgan Draft Added by Cindy Morgan in state Publication Requested
2008-09-05
11 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-11.txt
2008-07-14
10 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-10.txt
2008-02-26
09 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-09.txt
2007-11-19
08 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-08.txt
2007-07-25
07 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-07.txt
2007-05-31
06 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-06.txt
2007-05-11
05 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-05.txt
2007-01-18
04 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-04.txt
2006-10-26
03 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-03.txt
2006-05-17
02 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-02.txt
2005-10-26
01 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-01.txt
2005-07-11
00 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto-00.txt