[ntp:questions] How to set up an NTP server responding IPv6 manycast queries and how to test it?

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Thu Mar 30 14:01:06 UTC 2006

Mauricio Schramm wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm having some problem trying to set up a Linux NTP server which responds
> to manycast queries from the clients and would be very glad if someone could
> help me one some questions:
> a) Which NTP server release version I should use to have full support to
> IPv6 manycast?
> b) Can you send me an ntp.conf example for enabling manycast on the server?
> c) Which tool can I use to test my server manycast support?
> Thanks
> Mauricio

a) Use the latest version which is the RC1 release candidate for 4.2.1.
b) Try these:
manycastclient ff05::101 autokey iburst
manycastserver ff05::101

c) ntpq -p should show them. The refid for a manycast server will show
.ACST. I forget what the manycast client shows.


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