[ntp:questions] Is there something with greater detail on "interface" besides the manpage?
stenn at ntp.org
Wed Nov 20 01:11:15 UTC 2013
Rick Jones writes:
> Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> > You might want:
> > interface ignore all
> > interface listen 127.0.0.1 # 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 :)
Not yet, as best as I can recall.
> 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.
How much info that NTP would care about would come from DHCP?
> "Wildcard" - that is listening on INADDR_ANY basically?
I'll give that a qualified "yes", because I haven't looked at the code
in a long time and this may be a place where there is an exception.
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