[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 09:57:44 UTC 2005


Harlan Stenn wrote:
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> David wrote:
>> It's very helpful to it as an IP address.  Is there no way we could
>> get both?
>
> How?  It's a 32 bit field.  We can have IPv4 or a hashed IPv6 address
> there,
> and I don't believe the client can tell which it is.  And I think it
> is now
> possible to have a refclock that is running at a stratum "worse" than
> S1.
>
> What is wrong with using ntptrace for this?

ntpq -p is a very convenient way of checking a number of things with a 
single command.  Ntptrace only shows one server, and not all the ones that 
the local machine is using.

As to the how, is there perhaps an usused bit which could be set to say 
"Valid 32-bit IP address"?

David 





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