[ntp:questions] Generating keys for ntpdc control
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sat Jul 5 03:04:20 UTC 2008
> "Steve Kostecke" <kostecke at ntp.org> wrote in message
> news:slrng6qrhj.tjt.kostecke at stasis.kostecke.net...
>> On 2008-07-03, Bob <bobsjunkmail at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>> It should have looked like:
>> ntpdc> restrict 192.168.3.3 255.255.255.255 noserve
>> Keyid: 678
>> MD5 Password:
>> ***Permission denied
> There's not really a space in the file name. Type in Dos / Windoze is
> similar in function to cat in *nix.. Basically, I did a cat ntp.keys. I've
> got something called filemon that shows file system activity. I see ntp.keys
> being read by ntpd upon restart. I never see ntpdc touch the ntp.keys file -
> not sure if it's supposed to. Also, it appears from your example, which I
> assume is from BSD / Linux / Mac, that ntpdc is supposed to prompt for a
> password. The windows version says nothing after you respond to Keyid. If
> figured you have to enter a password (key contents?) because it does say
> "Invalid password" if you press enter at the flashing cursor after Keyid.
That might be a bug in the Windows environment. You should enter a bug
report on this.
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