[ntp:questions] NTPD sync now

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Wed Nov 8 04:32:40 UTC 2006


David J Taylor wrote:
> Uwe Klein wrote:
> []
>> The internet has changed to a mobile and not permanently connected
>> world. The times of wellkept expensive boxes in a static configuration 
>> are
>> long gone.
>> To have better control on ntpd connection behaviour would be a boon
>> and imho enable some very interesting apps using it.
>>
>> uwe
> 
> Other time keeping applications (e.g. Tardis) which use the (S)NTP 
> protocol appear to detect dial-up connections starting, so it's certainly 
> possible.  I agree that it would be a worthwhile addition to NTP's feature 
> set.
> 
> David 

The 4.2.3 code already detects system IP address changes. When I get
time I will be adding code to detect the changes. For now, the addresses
are checked every x minutes (I don't remember the value of x).

dANNY



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