[ntp:questions] Different types of associations in the ntpq billboard

Heiko Gerstung heiko.gerstung_removeme_ at meinberg.de
Mon Apr 10 14:07:57 UTC 2006

Hi, Folks:

I just tested broadcastclient under Windows and saw that the association 
created based on the received ntp broadcasts is listed just like any 
unicast association.

I thought that the "t" column refers to the association type, which can 
be "l" (for local refclocks such as hardware refclocks or the LOCAL 
refclock), "u" for "Unicast", "m" for "Multicast" and "b" for 
"Broadcast" associations.

Is this a bug(tm) or a feature(tm), in other words: Is it really wanted 
to let broadcast associations look like unicast associations or did I 
get the meaning of the "t" column wrong?

Kind regards,

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