r2 - 2013-12-13 - 12:52:25 - DereckHurtubiseYou are here: NTP >  Dev Web > AuthenticationIssuesAndSuggestions
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Authentication Issues and Suggestions

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Digest Methods

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MAC field

The MAC (Message Authentication Code) is ...

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OpenSSL Versions

What versions of OpenSSL should we support?
  • Since OpenSSL 1.0.1e (latest stable, site seen at Dec 13 2013) is backwards compatible I'd opt for that version. -- DereckHurtubise - 13 Dec 2013



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