[ntp:questions] Re: server's address in ntp payload?
davids at webmaster.com
Mon Nov 21 22:10:11 UTC 2005
"Danny Mayer" <mayer at gis.net> wrote in message
news:4380B20A.9010804 at gis.net...
> David Schwartz wrote:
>> For example, suppose I have two servers, A and B. A is talking to a
>> third server C. I wish to determine if a server B is talking to is that
>> server C, or a distinct server, D. How will a session hash help me do
>> On the other hand, a public server ID that is globally unique *will* help
>> do that. The source IP won't, because a single machine can have multiple
> That's what the refid is for.
I've seen many servers with the same refid. It does not appear to be a
globally unique server identifier.
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