[ntp:questions] Re: refid on client differs from refid on local server
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Fri Dec 16 08:45:20 UTC 2005
Danny Mayer wrote:
> Sigh. Please repeat after me: A refid is NOT an IP address, it's a
> 32-bit number that is used for loop prevention.
> It was a mistake to allow it to be translated into a host name or
> display it as anything but a hex number. Things get much worse with
> IPv6 where the refid looks like an IPv4 address but is in fact a
> mangled IPv6 address MD5 hash. I've been trying to pursuade Dave to
> agree to change the display format at least in the beginning.
It's very helpful to it as an IP address. Is there no way we could get
More information about the questions