[ntp:questions] Re: "Listen on" semantics

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Sep 24 03:55:20 UTC 2006

Heiko Gerstung wrote:
> Luc Pardon schrieb:
>> [... very interesting but long security discussion ...]
>>     It certainly would make _me_ happy. What I miss in OpenNTPD is not
>> so much the reduced precision as the lack of ntpq.
> Sorry for eating all the quoted text, but I only wanted to ask you why
> there is no such thing as ntpq for OpenNTPD?
> Where do you think would the "server" part get all the information that
> ntpq shows to you?

ntpq use mode 6 packets and not mode 3 packets to get its information.
OpenNTPD would have to support mode 6 packets AND what it needs to
return in order to return any information.


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