[ntp:questions] ntp-keygen IFF

Grzegorz Daniluk lin_g at o2.pl
Mon May 25 17:21:18 UTC 2009


Hi,
Thank you for your answer, I know about this redirecting :) My problem
is that ntp-keygen does not generate those public parameters as e.g.
ntp-keygen in ntp-4.2.4p7.

Best Regards,
Grzegorz


David Mills wrote:
> Grzegorz,
> 
> You should read the -e option more carefully. Tthe client parameters are 
> redirected to a specified file, usually using the > filename on the 
> command line.
> 
> Dave
> 
> Grzegorz Daniluk wrote:
> 
>> Hello, again
>> David, I tried using latest development version (4.2.5p179). However, 
>> ntp-keygen there looks like ignoring -e option when I want to export a 
>> group key for clients. What I'm doing is:
>> % ntp-keygen -T -I -p serverpasswd -s hostname
>> (...)
>> % ls
>> ntpkey_IFFkey_hostname.3452249317       
>> ntpkey_RSAhost_hostname.3452249317      ntpkey_host_hostname
>> ntpkey_RSA-MD5cert_hostname.3452249317  
>> ntpkey_cert_hostname                    ntpkey_iffkey_hostname
>> % ntp-keygen -e -q serverpasswd -p clientpasswd
>> (...)
>> % ls
>> ntpkey_IFFkey_hostname.3452249317       
>> ntpkey_RSAhost_rocket.3452249503        ntpkey_host_rocket
>> ntpkey_RSA-MD5cert_hostname.3452249317  
>> ntpkey_cert_hostname                    ntpkey_iffkey_hostname
>> ntpkey_RSAhost_hostname.3452249317      ntpkey_host_hostname
>>
>> So it looks like the second ntp-keygen call is just creating new keys 
>> for my machine (rocket) instead of exporting the public values for those 
>> previously generated.
>>
>> Thank you in advance,
>> Best Regards,
>> Grzegorz Daniluk
>>
>>
>> David Mills wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> Grzegorz,
>>>
>>> On rereading your message I learn that you are using the release 
>>> version. That versio has an incompatible mix of old and new files that 
>>> are unlikely to work properly. The old files when used together and the 
>>> new files when used together do work, but not a combination. Use the 
>>> development version and the online/development documentation.
>>>
>>> Dave
>>>  
>>> Grzegorz Daniluk wrote:
>>>
>>>  
>>>    
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Thank you for your answer.
>>>> I understand what you wrote, and that is exactly what I'm trying to do 
>>>> by using ntp-keygen. However, it does not work, I receive the log 
>>>> message as described in the first e-mail.
>>>>
>>>> Am I doing something wrong ? Please advise.
>>>>
>>>> best regards,
>>>> Grzegorz
>>>>
>>>> David Mills wrote:   
>>>>
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