[ntp:questions] Re: UK pool server denying access

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Thu Oct 6 10:25:10 UTC 2005

mayer at gis.net (Danny Mayer) wrote:

> > ntpd 4.2.0 treats "class A" addresses individually rather than aggregating
> > them within each block, so upgrading to that would change the behaviour.
> I took a look at netof.c and I'm not convinced it's doing the right 
> things. I will have to look more closely since networks are not all 
> divided along Class A/B/C boundaries. In fact I'm not convinced that it 
> can even do the job it's intended to do since it does not even get a 
> network mask, just an address which is not sufficient. I will need to 

Not with CIDR, but how is it supposed to get the relevant network mask?

> look at usage.

See my later post: the limiting code has been rewritten and doesn't
use netof now.  In fact the only call to netof I can see in 4.2.0
is from ntp_io.c\findbcastinter(), for IPv6.

> Please file a bug report on this.


                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
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             Network Services, University of London Computer Centre
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