[ntp:questions] Generating keys for ntpdc control

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Jul 7 13:16:48 UTC 2008


Danny Mayer wrote:
> Bob wrote:
>> Also, it appears from your
>> example, which I assume is from BSD / Linux / Mac, that ntpdc is supposed
>> to prompt for a password. The windows version says nothing after you
>> respond to Keyid. If figured you have to enter a password (key contents?)
>> because it does say "Invalid password" if you press enter at the flashing
>> cursor after Keyid.
> That might be a bug in the Windows environment. You should enter a bug
> report on this.

As already mentioned in an earlier posting I'll have a closer look at why
the password prompt is not displayed. I I run the debug version of the
current ntpdc from -stable then the password prompt is displayed, using the
release build it is not.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
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