[ntp:questions] Re: refid on client differs from refid on local server

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Fri Dec 16 18:37:32 UTC 2005

David J Taylor wrote:
> 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"?

No, the refid based on IPv6 addresses is an mangled MD5 hash and uses
all 32 bits. I wouldn't want to do it anyway since a refid could be
absolutely anything.


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