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Added by Iustin Pop almost 12 years ago

Allow clock skews in certificate verification

Currently we allow for up to NODE_MAX_CLOCK_SKEW time difference
between nodes in some operations, but not everywhere: SSL certificate
verification (import/export, both intra and inter-cluster) has a zero
limit (downwards), and a week upwards. This can cause even
intra-cluster backup problems, if the source node has a time even two
seconds in the future.

To fix this, when we verify certificates compare with a time offset
with the max skew, which fixes the lower bound and reduces the upper
bound by an insignificant amount (0.04%).

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>


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