[ntp:questions] NTPD not receiving any response from timservers

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Nov 12 03:00:36 UTC 2006


Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> hmurray at suespammers.org (Hal Murray) writes:
>> Restrict lines cause enough trouble (like this) that it's probably
>> worth adding some debug printout to the path that drops them due
>> to restrictions.
> 
> I wonder if it would be useful to have a implied restrict opening for
> each server and peer statement.  I've gotten bitten a few times over
> the years when the restricts were by IP and the server/peer lines were
> name and the IP address of the host eventually changed.  Adding a
> restrict by name never worked very well. When you least expected it
> some multi-homed host would get you.
> 
> -wolfgang

Yes, it's on my list of things to implement. It doesn't make sense not
to do that. Explicit restrict statements would override such an implicit
restrict in case you really want to change things.

Danny



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