[ntp:questions] Max number of lines that ntpdc -c monlist could display
David L. Mills
mills at udel.edu
Sat May 5 04:07:24 UTC 2007
It is very clear in the documentation and protocol specification that
NTP mode 6 is the standard protocoland NTP mode 7 is a proprietaty
protocol. The ntpq program supports mode 6; the evil old ntpdc program
supports mode 7. Both programs were implemented by Dennis Fergusson in
1988. The rimary purpose of ntpdc was and is for debugging. The ntpq
program was and is intended for monitoring and, with the latest
configuration rewrite, for control as well.
Harlan Stenn wrote:
> When you say 'ntpdc' and 'ntpq' do you mean 'via mode 7' and 'via mode 6'?
> If the latter, do you intend a *standard* interface that will go thru the
> IETF process?
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