[ntp:questions] Notrap option

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Wed Mar 14 18:50:21 UTC 2007

On 2007-03-14, RICCARDO <castellani.riccardo at tiscali.it> wrote:
> On 14 Mar, 03:38, Steve Kostecke <koste... at ntp.isc.org> wrote:
>> On 2007-03-13, RICCARDO <castellani.ricca... at tiscali.it> wrote:
>> > If set "restrict X.Y.K.Z notrap" which operations are not permitted to
>> > my time server from X.Y.K.Z machine ?
>> notrap ==> "Decline to provide mode 6 control message trap service to
>> matching hosts. The trap service is a subsystem of the ntpdq control
>> message protocol which is intended for use by remote event logging
>> programs."
> I already read in documentation about notrap option but in practice I
> don't understand what operations are not permitted.

See the quote in my previous reply, traps are used "by remote event
logging programs".

Traps provide you with a way off collecting ntpd information from
another machine and require the use a special "trap client" program.

As far as I know only one of these "trap clients" has been released.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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