[ntp:questions] Re: recvfrom(0.0.0.0) fd=51: Connection refused

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Tue Sep 12 07:15:20 UTC 2006


Luc,

> > You mentioned something about limiting what interfaces ntpd will listen to.
> > 
> > Have you seen the -I option?

>      I had seen it, and even tried it briefly, but it doesn't seem to 
> work, at least not for me and on that box. To cut a long story short, if 
> I make it listen on the internal nic it doesn't seem to be able to query 
> the time servers via the external nic.

I'm not sure if multiple -I flags work or not.  I know the command line
supports it, but I'm not sure if the underlying code does the right
thing or not.

>     I didn't want to report it, for several reasons. One is that I 
> wanted that "connection refused" strangeness out of the way ASAP. 
> Another one is I'm not even sure that this -I stuff is supposed to work 
> already - after all I pulled it out of dev.

If it is in -dev it will soon be in -stable.

If you see what you think is a problem, please report it.

H



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