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

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sat Dec 17 20:39:43 UTC 2005

David L. Mills wrote:
> Danny,
> The ntpq already does display one of the "other" types, in particular if
> a reference clock or kiss code is involved. This was a recent change to
> avoid the misleading IP address for reference clocks operated at an
> elevated stratum. Note that in orphan mode the refid displayed is the
> loopback address, but this is entirely legit.
> Dave


That part is fine. I just want to disabuse people from thinking that's
an IP address when it uses a value in there rather than a string.


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