[ntp:questions] Re: NTP over multicast sat link with no return channel

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sat Apr 8 03:28:59 UTC 2006


juliansomers at googlemail.com wrote:
> Thanks, Maarten,
> 
> I saw the 'novolley' keyword, but it seems to be available only with
> the 'broadcastclient' option, not the 'multicastclient' or 'server'
> options.
> 
> I have tried it like this on the client:
> 
> multicastclient 224.0.1.1
> broadcastclient novolley
> 
> and it seems to not try to send back to the server.
> 
> But I think I have a separate problem with auth, which is complicating
> matters. Before I waste everyone's time, I will make sure this weekend
> that auth works on a LAN, with a return channel, and then put it back
> on the satellite to address the novolley issue, 
> 
> many thanks,
> 
> Julian
> 

You can disable auth in the client by adding disable auth to the config
file. You would need to do it for your case.

Danny





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