[ntp:questions] Could some one help in pointing out the error here

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Mon Mar 2 08:57:53 UTC 2015


catherine.wei1989 at gmail.com writes:
> When I start the ntpd process and disabled ntpd authentication using command:
> ntpd -a -g -n -c /etc/ntp.conf -l /tmp/ntp.log
> 
> and then execute the command (eg):
> ntpq -c ":config server 10.172.161.16 minpoll 3 maxpoll 4 burst"
> 
> it still asks for keyid and md5 password.
> By the way, my ntp version is 4.2.8p1. Is the ntpd authentication a
> must in t he new ntp version ?
> Thank you.

Remote configuration requires authentication, as I recall.

H


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