Subject: Re: IPv6 NTP cool, but breaks v4
To: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 01/15/2004 09:00:55
On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I have a -current box, and in ntp.conf I have one hostname as a
> server. That hostname resolves to one each A and AAAA records, and is
> reachable over either. The server is running 1.6.2_RC2 or so, and
> stock ntpd. Thus it listens only on v4.
> The -current box is trying to use the v6 addr, and losing since there
> are no replies:
You can prefix the hostname with "-4" in "/etc/ntp.conf".
One of these days, we'll be able to set such preferences in a
host-wide policy table as per RFC 3484.