[ntp:questions] server's address in ntp payload?

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Sun Nov 20 03:27:22 UTC 2005

Ulisses wrote:
> Hi Danny
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 09:24:34AM -0500, Danny Mayer wrote:
>>Ulisses wrote:
> [...]
>>>The usefulness I wanted with it is to try getting the
>>>loopback address of ntp servers running on routers
>>That's confusing me. Do you really mean the loopback addresss -
>> and ::1 or did you mean an address bound to the interface?
> many (all?) routers wich run a routing protocol have an special address
> that's called "loopback address" which is not
> I wanted to check what address returned the ntp process on routers 
> (if it was possible) in the ntp header, in hope to obtain the
> loopback address I mention.

If you want this done in ntpd then it does everything it has to. If you
just want to do this on your own, read the UDP header.


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