The ntpd daemon does not respond for a ntpq query from local host via IPv6 loopback interface

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • The ntpq command failed with timeout.
# ntpq -pn
::1: timed out, nothing received
***Request timed out
  • The ntpq command tried to connect the ntpd daemon on localhost via IPv6 loopback interface (::1).
  • Why did it fail with timeout?

Environment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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