[ntp:questions] Re: refid on client differs from refid on localserver

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Fri Dec 16 19:16:24 UTC 2005

Danny Mayer wrote:
> 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.
> Danny

I was meaning an unused control bit, not one of the 32 in the IP address.


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