[ntp:questions] Re: sendto(1.2.3.4): Invalid argument

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sat Aug 13 20:43:45 UTC 2005


At 8:55 PM +0100 2005-08-13, David Woolley wrote:

>>  I guess, the best solution waiting for next ntpd release, as described
>>  by Steve Kostecke, is to have my local ntpd server for my local network
>>  be "inside" the network without any dynamic IP address.
>
>  Note that I believe that the proposed solution is to either periodically
>  scan for new interfaces or to scan when a server fails.

	Personally, I think you probably need to do both.  You need to 
periodically rescan the interfaces, in case a new interface has been 
added but no old ones have gone away, and you need to also detect 
when old ones have disappeared.

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