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Leaner and Meaner ntpd


One person's signal is another person's noise.

ntpd is used in a wide variety of environments. Some of them want to use all of the available features, and some want the leanest possible installation.

This topic can be used to discuss features of the implementation that some people would like to have disabled.

Proposed Selective Features


Disable the saveconfig remote configuration mechanism.



Disable the binding of all of the system interfaces and bind only the wildcard address instead. Use the PKTINFO information to pick up the destination address. Also disable all of the features that depend on binding the individual addresses.


-- BrianUtterback - 2012-05-13
Topic revision: r2 - 13 May 2012, BrianUtterback
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