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

Rob nomail at example.com
Wed Nov 20 09:46:34 UTC 2013

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> Rick Jones writes:
>> 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 :)
> 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?

- the address of the local system
- the addresses of the local NTP servers

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