[ntp:questions] Autokey and Dynamic IPs

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Fri Jan 11 03:44:50 UTC 2008


Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2008-01-10, Steve <throindarts at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>> What is the recommendation on how to deal with DHCP when using
>> autokey? Can I just restart the daemon on the client to handle this
>> case and re-obtain autokey'd sync?
> 
> The DHCP ip-change script should be used to restart ntpd.

There is no need to do that. NTP 4.2.4 takes care of that. This laptop I 
take between home and office and I never need to restart ntpd (I use 
Windows Hibernate option). ntpd detects the change, updates the 
interface IP address list and restarts all the associations.

Danny



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