[ntp:questions] NTP timestamps

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Wed May 26 06:37:41 UTC 2010


Ray wrote:
> tcpdump shows the content of the NTP packet.
> The destination (or return) timestamp is not in there. It is stamped by the 
> NTP daemon itself.

It is there.  It is at the very front of the tcpdump output; i.e. it is 
the timestamp of the tcpdump capture.  The only way you could do better 
is with debug code in ntpd itself.
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