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22.16.6. Adding a Manycast Client Address
To add a manycast client address, that is to say, to configure a multicast address to be used for
NTPserver discovery, make use of the
manycastclientcommand in the
manycastclientcommand takes the following form:
where address is an
IPmulticast address from which packets are to be received. The client will send a request to the address and select the best servers from the responses and ignore other servers.
NTPcommunication then uses unicast associations, as if the discovered
NTPservers were listed in
This command configures a system to act as an
NTPclient. Systems can be both client and server at the same time.