Section: File Formats (5)
Updated: 20 Feb 2019
- NTP symmetric key file format
ntp.keys - NTP symmetric key file format configuration file
The key is 1 to 16 printable characters terminated by
(which is the "start of comment" character).
The key is a hex-encoded ASCII string of 40 characters,
which is truncated as necessary.
Note that the keys used by the
programs are checked against passwords
requested by the programs and entered by hand,
so it is generally appropriate to specify these keys in ASCII format.
the default name of the configuration file
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