[ntp:questions] Is a doubling of I/O bytes expected for NTP over Wi-Fi?
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Nov 28 07:58:49 UTC 2013
On 27/11/2013 21:27, Rick Jones wrote:
> David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> I don't see why there should be double the bandwidth just because
>> Wi-Fi is used. Is this expected? Could it be that the USB Wi-Fi
>> adapter is reporting incorrectly?
>> I ask here, as most of the traffic will be NTP packets (or it
>> /should/ be!).
> I suspect that tcpdump could be your friend here.
> rick jones
Thanks, Rick. Now I know that it's not sue to NTP, and that the
background traffic is roughly proportional to the number of PCs on
either the LAN side or the Wi-Fi side of the network, I am happy. I
monitor these values daily so if anything unusual happens I can
investigate further at that time.
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