[ntp:questions] Can ntpd act as an STNP client?
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Mar 3 09:46:39 UTC 2005
At 3:54 PM +0900 2005-03-03, Mark Brown wrote:
> I am running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, and need to connect to a
> timer server that uses the SNTP protocol. Can the normal tools (ntpd?)
> act as an SNTP client?
No. It implements NTP. I don't think there's any way to get it
to implement only the subset protocol, SNTP.
The Reference Implementation tarball does include a minimal SNTP
client in one of the subdirectories, named "msntp". Give that a try.
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