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NTP users are strongly urged to take immediate action to ensure that their NTP daemons are not susceptible to being used in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Please also take this opportunity to defeat denial-of-service attacks by implementing Ingress and Egress filtering through BCP38.

ntp-4.2.8p15 was released on 23 June 2020. It addresses 1 medium-severity security issue in ntpd, and provides 13 non-security bugfixes over 4.2.8p13.

Please see the NTP Security Notice for vulnerability and mitigation details.

Are you using Autokey in production? If so, please contact Harlan - he's got some questions for you.

Windows Porting Issues

NTP can be built under the following versions of Windows (please update as needed):

  • Windows XP
  • Windows 7

using the following toolchains (please update as needed)

  • Visual Studio 2005
  • Visual Studio 2008
  • Visual Studio 2010 (work-in-progress)

The "Express Editions" of these are free. The C++ version will get you the C compilers we need.

As currently provided, you will need a version of OpenSSL installed:

(Please update with the appropriate versions of the above, and any extra needed packages.)

If you open the "ntp" project you'll see it is comprised of 9 projects.

For example, right-clicking on ntpd will get you a menu, and in that menu right-clicking on "Properties" will get you a window that talks about a bunch of things, like Linker -> Input, where you'll see that we want to link with libeay32.lib .

There is a step-by-step recipe here: https://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/setup.html#build


Q: Where does one set things like the OPENSSL_LIB variable?

A: Instructions for setting environment variables are here: https://www.itechtalk.com/thread3595.html

On my own system, I have these two set to:


Q: Just to be sure, this project builds a 32-bit NTP, right?

A: Yes, that's right. You can build either a Release or a Debug version.

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