[ntp:questions] Re: a few questions about broadcast

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Tue Oct 25 16:51:16 UTC 2005

On 2005-10-25, vrkid0 at gmail.com <vrkid0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I didn't see anywhere that broadcast requires authentication.

Broadcast (and multicast) won't work unless you either:

* Configure authentication (using Autokey or symmetric keys)


* Disable authtication

> Running `ntpq -p` on the broadcast servers showed me that one of the
> peers was the broadcast address and its stratum was 16. Could this be
> the problem?

Please post the output of 'ntpq -pcrv'

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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