[ntp:questions] change in behavior from RHEL 5 to Ubuntu 9.10

Rob nomail at example.com
Wed Jun 2 19:50:05 UTC 2010


Aaron Bennett <systemspoet at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 2, 3:14 pm, Rob <nom... at example.com> wrote:
>> Aaron Bennett <systemsp... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > , it looks like if you use 'restrict default ignore' then "You must
>> > use an IP address on the restrict line" -- can that be right?   If so,
>> > how can you do that and still use the pool servers?
>>
>> Make a config without all those restrict lines.
>
> Why?  Is this a change from 4.2.2 to 4.2.4?

There can be differences in the way the DNS resolving works.
Sometimes a single name will return the same value all the time,
but in other versions each name is resolved multiple times and for
the pool each call will return a different address.
So what you do here cannot be done in all versions.

It should be easy to work with only one or two restrict lines.
(one for default and one for 127.0.0.1)




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