[ntp:questions] XFAC (?)

Dave Hart hart at ntp.org
Wed May 12 21:30:50 UTC 2010

On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 20:18 UTC, Uwe Klein wrote:
> so XFAC stands for
> X Inter
> F Face
> A Association
> c Change
> ??

I really don't know what was imagined initially.  Perhaps eXchange
interFACe?  With four capital letters used for these locally-generated
pseudo-refids, there's not a lot of room for clarity.

> Does this only happen on interface down/change or at ntp bootup too ?

Only on interface change.  At startup, each association shows .INIT.
as the refid.

Dave Hart

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