[ntp:questions] Re: ntpdc ***Server reports a format error in the received packet (shouldn't happen)

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Mon Sep 18 18:27:33 UTC 2006

Mad Timekeeper <junkmail at blackhole.happy-fish.org.uk> wrote:

> Installed NTP version="ntpd 4.2.3p21 at 1.1440-o Thu Sep 14 22:36:07 UTC
> 2006 (1)"

> ntpdc on W2K machine reports : ntpdc 4.2.0a at 1.1391-o Dec 07 15:59:06
> (UTC+01:00) 2005  (1).

You should be using an ntpdc that has the same version as your ntpd.
ntpd and ntpdc share detailed knowledge of data structures which can
change between versions.

                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
                        working for but not speaking for
             Network Services, University of London Computer Centre
     (which means: don't bother ULCC if I've said something you don't like)

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