[ntp:questions] multicast - wrong interface

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Thu Feb 22 04:25:14 UTC 2007


wa6zvp wrote:
> On Feb 14, 9:08 am, mar... at pr41.sk (Martin) wrote:
>> In the ntp.conf there is:
>>         broadcast 224.0.1.1 key 145 ttl 3
>>
>>
>> (BTW, why is ttl=96 and not 3 ? But that's not the problem.)
>>
> 
> Hi Martin.  The pointer in another post to :
> http://lists.ntp.isc.org/pipermail/questions/2005-August/006427.html
> 
> has the earlier discussion on this question.
> 
> The quick answer is to put this in your config file:
> 
> ttl 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
> 
> This creates a one-to-one mapping for ttl.
> 

I'm going to need to take a closer look at this. It doesn't make a lot
of sense to me. If Dave remembers why things were done this way I'd
appreciate the feedback but it seems to me that the ttl option on the
broadcast line should specify the hop count to be used.

Danny

>  Roger



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