[ntp:questions] Local clock question with dialup connection

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Apr 16 03:40:34 UTC 2007

Nigel Henry wrote:
> Based on this i'm fairly well stuffed, apart from restarting the daemon when I 
> an reconnected to the Internet with a new dynamic IP address.
> So what I'm looking for is a script that will run when an Internet connection 
> is re-established, and will then do a /etc/init.d/ntp stop, followed by 
> a /etc/init.d/ntp start. Probably too much to ask as it as has to run as 
> root.
> Anyway I'm happy with NTP. If I have to do a few workarounds, that's no big 
> deal.

It should no longer be necessary to do this. NTP 4.2.4 support dynamic
IP addresses of the host and it will find and rebind the receiving
addresses automatically.


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