[ntp:questions] Re: sntp: totally spurious NTP packet rejected on socket 0

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Oct 29 00:08:24 UTC 2004


Wagener, Brian H wrote:

>I am trying to install a SNTP server and client to run on a embedded QNX system to act as a simple time server for other embedded computers.  I built the sntp package as part of ntp-4.2.0, but when a standard ntpd 4.2.0 client connects to it, I get a receive error.  Below is the output.
>Thanks,
>
>Packet of length 48 received from c009c968/007b
>Incoming packet on socket 0:
>e30006f0 00000000 00000041 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>00000000 00000000 c52b9860 791d8a54
>sta=3 ver=4 mod=3 str=0 pol=6 dis=0.000992 ref=0.000000
>ori=0.000000 rec=0.000000
>tra=3307968608.473107 cur=3307968606.360500
>sntp: totally spurious NTP packet rejected on socket 0
>Read Packet
>sntp: after 1 mins 48 secs 0 acc. 6 rej. 0 b'cast
>
>Brian Wagener
>561-494-2492
>
>  
>
I think you are asking it to do something it was not designed to do.  
Have you read and understood RFC 2030? 
<http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2030.html>





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