[ntp:questions] 1 Machine, 2 NICs, 2 Instances of ntpd; Possible?
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Fri Mar 7 04:57:40 UTC 2008
John.Johnson at gdc4s.com (Johnson, John-P63914) writes:
>I have a machine with two network interfaces. I need to have two
But it has only one clock! Exactly what do you hope to accompplish?
>ntpd running, one for each interface. Initially I attempted to
ntp is for disciplinign clocks, not running on interfaCES
>partition the two
>by restricting all access from network B to ntpd instance A and vice
>their respective ntp.conf's. However, I soon discovered this wasn't
>work because both instances were binding on both interfaces, resulting
>I tried to remedy this by installing NTP 4.2.4p4 and using the -I option
>specify to which interface a particular ntpd instance should bind. With
>limited experimentation, I seem to be running into the same problem of
>instance receiving packets from both networks.
>Is what I am trying to do feasible?
So far it makes no sense to me.
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