[ntp:questions] Getting the version string programmatically ...

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.delete-this-bit.and-this-part.co.uk.invalid
Thu Dec 17 16:19:10 UTC 2009


"Harlan Stenn" <stenn at ntp.org> wrote in message 
news:ywn9iqc5u7ww.fsf at ntp1.isc.org...
> Using 4.2.6, run a tcpdump against the conversation of:
>
> ntpq -c 'rv 0 version'

Thanks for the suggestion, Harlan.  I managed to use Wireshark to do that 
against:  ntpq -c rv which brought me back more information, although it's 
only the version string I want for now.  An earlier version of the program 
is illustrated here, together with a link to the current download:

  http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/NTP-timestamp.html

Cheers,
David 




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