[ntp:questions] Initialize NTP request

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Mon Jul 30 11:19:13 UTC 2007

Dreamchaser wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> RFC-1305 documents the format of the NTP packect.  You send a packet 
>> as your request, the server time stamps it and bounces it back to 
>> you.  All the details are in the RFC if you read it.
>> The source code for the referernce implementation is available and 
>> should explain ALL the details if you can read C.
>> See http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SoftwareDownloads
> Thank you for the help. I had read the RFC, but didn't get the 
> connection to send the same message as you receive. Next I have to 
> figure out how to get a gz file decoded in windows. :(
You may want to install cygwin on your system ;-)

If you want to "play around" for a first start
you could use tcl and its ntp implementation in tcllib.

tcl, and tcllib is included in cygwin.
for native windows binaries go to ActiveState:

> DC

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