A. Padgett Peterson, P.E. Information Security wrote this...
> The problem with incorporating such a scheme to a time synchronous
> operation is that the clock drift on a PC is notoriously bad. There
> is a way that host/PC could first synchronize their clocks but I
> have not seen anyone do that, yet.
SecureRPC has a mechanism that does exactly this.. has done for years,
and yes RPC is available for platforms other than Un*x
Matthew Keenan Systems Programmer Information Technology Division
University of Technology Sydney Australia
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