[ntp:questions] Is there something with greater detail on "interface" besides the manpage?

Danny Mayer mayer at pdmconsulting.net
Tue Nov 19 19:22:57 UTC 2013

On 11/19/2013 1:50 PM, Danny Mayer wrote:
> On 11/19/2013 11:36 AM, Rick Jones wrote:
>> Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
>>> You might want:
>>>  interface ignore all
>>>  interface listen     # if you want localhost ntpq to work
>>>  interface listen a.b.c.d       # enumerate the IPs you want to use
>> Thanks.  I take it then that wildcard charaters in matching on
>> interface names aren't a go :) My further complication is these
>> systems get their IPs via DHCP (I should have listed that in the first
>> place, sorry) and some are bonded and some are not bonded, but the
>> component names of the interfaces in the bond(s) are the same
>> "namespace" as when they are not bonded.  For example I may have
>> systems with a bond0 using eth2 and eth3 and some systems just using
>> eth2.  I *may* though be able to split the config files between such
>> systems - that remains to be determined and if not is, arguably a
>> failing at my end.
> You can specify for example to specify an address on a
> particular subnet. Does that help?

I didn't answer your original question. Try here:


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