[ntp:questions] Can ntpd act as an STNP client?

Brad Knowles 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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