[ntp:questions] Initialize NTP request
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Jul 30 13:52:12 UTC 2007
> 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 don't send the same message as you receive. You send a message and
you receive a response to your query. The server doesn't know about your
client unless you send it a message.
Use Winzip which does all this.
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