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

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Tue Apr 11 02:09:54 UTC 2006


Ronan Flood wrote:
> Heiko Gerstung <heiko.gerstung_removeme_ at meinberg.de> wrote:
>> 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?
> 
> Looking at ntpq_ops.c/decodeaddrtype(), it only shows "b" for an IPv4
> non-multicast destination address ending in 255 -- I guess you're
> subnetting, or using IPv6.

That's not surprising since that basically defines broadcasting. IPv6
does not have broadcast.

Danny



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