[ntp:questions] ntpq -p command query

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Wed Jul 31 17:36:10 UTC 2013


Charles Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> wrote:
> If you have a small # of machines per collision domain, then
> broadcasting frequently probably won't matter.  If you've got
> thousands or tens of thousands of machines to deal with, and need to
> pay attention to the MAC table sizes of your various switches and
> routers, then excessive broadcast traffic is a much more significant
> concern.

We are talking about the server broadcasting right?  Issues of filling
the forwarding (what I think you are calling the MAC) table on a
switch is a matter of how many unique source MAC addresses the switch
sees, not how many broadcasts a server sends no?

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