[ntp:questions] configurations issue for broadcastclient in Linux machine

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sat May 19 02:45:03 UTC 2007

Ravikiran REDDY -X (ravikred - HCL at Cisco) wrote:
> Hi Danny,
> I have tried with using "" as broadcast ip address for cisco
> router, and linux machine acting as broadcastclient is able to sync with
> Cisco router [ Broadcast server ].

Yes, it should.

> Then as you said the problem could be cisco using the all broadcast
> address.

Not "should" but "is". The packet arrives on the wildcard socket instead
of the designated socket.

> So could you please let me know how would you like to track the issue ?

In bug #629. https://ntp.isc.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=629


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