[ntp:questions] Re: Connect problem 4.1.2-4 redhat server

t_pascal at my-deja.com t_pascal at my-deja.com
Wed Aug 17 16:50:17 UTC 2005

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> t_pascal at my-deja.com wrote:
> >Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> >>t_pascal at my-deja.com wrote:
> >>>I will post if I can't get 4.2 working.  They are all standard, vanilla
> >>>conf files, the client files are exactly the same; the only difference
> >>>is the "server" definitions and the "restrict" lines I mentioned above
> >>>on the server.
> >>>
> >>Do the clients work without any restrict statements?
> >>
> >The default is ignore, so no they don't.  I suppose I could comment all
> >the restrict statements.  Anyway, I got it working when upgrading all
> >my RedHat ES 3 server and clients to 4.2.0a (the 7.3 clients will
> >possibly move to Fedora Core).
> >
> >I'm surprised no one knows about this; I guess everyone uses ntpdate
> >and never discovered a problem.
> >
> If you are using "restrict notrust" you should be aware that the
> semantics of notrust changed from nptd v4.1 to v4.2.  It's one of those
> little 'bumps in the road" that keeps tripping people.
I was using all 4.1 clients.  That was not the problem.  I recently
upgraded to 4.2 and fixed most of the problems with the "stock"
ntp.conf.  Now the 4.1 clients are broken, and I'm not using the
"notrust" option.  ntpdate works for the old clients, so I'll leave it
at that.

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