[ntp:questions] NTP 4 and IPv6

mayer at gis.net mayer at gis.net
Thu Mar 31 13:57:36 UTC 2005


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> Hello,
> 
> I have noticed that ntpd ( 4.2.0 ), doesn't listen on specific IPv6 
> interface on startup. Instead it listens only on the wildcard address.
> Is this be a bug? I wonder how IPv6 multicast can work without binding
> to specific IPv6 interface address.
> 
> Regards,
> Sajitha

It can't if you need security. If you are using Linux, there was a major
problem with fetching the IPv6 addresses as Linux chose a very strange
way of getting the IPv6 interface addresses. This has been fixed in the
development stream. If this is your situation then pull the latest
snapshot.

Danny



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