[dns-operations] Allowance for inaccurate clocks
ogud at ogud.com
Wed Mar 16 22:50:04 UTC 2011
On 16/03/2011 4:29 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message<email@example.com>, Edward Lewis writes:
>> At 10:42 +0000 3/16/11, George Barwood wrote:
>>> Anyone have views on how much allowance should be made?
>> Local policy.
> Just as a data point, I've considered using 1 day. 1 hour is too
> short when people try to correct for bad daylight saving tables and
> there have been case of machines confusing UTC and localtime which
> can be 13 hour error.
I agree with Mark, here 1 day in the past is a good time for signature
Some operating systems make horrible choices when installing as what the
time zone is and if the hardware clock is in UTC or local time.
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