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Status Under Consideration
Workspace Domino
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 2, 2022

Check and monitor Domino time vs NTP servers

Correct Domino time becomes more and more important. Usually the OS is already using NTP servers. Domino only updates Domino time from system time when jumping to a future date, but only in small steps.

Having this in mind the time could be still different and the admin should be alerted.

This is specially important for newer more time sensitive security functionality like TOTP, OIDC/OpenID, DKIM, but also for SAML around for a while.

- Optionally check NTP servers directly

- Check time against the current OS time

- Provide statistics for the differences so admins can configure statistic monitors

- Send DDM events when time is different.

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    Thomas Hampel
    Dec 16, 2022
    Instead of checking an NTP server, Domino would just need to compare its own time agaist the OS time, and if the difference is too big, take action or aleeting the admin.