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IV60347: NTP UNABLE TO SYNC,WHEN SERVER NAME & "RESTRICT" ON LOOPBACK IP APPLIES TO AIX 6100-08

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When NTP configured with server name and restrict flag (
    noquery , nomodify ) on loop back IP as below . Then NTP
    fail to sync with server.
    
    Ex : vi /etc/ntp.conf
    
    restrict default noquery nomodify
    restrict 127.0.0.1 noquery
    server <servername instead of IP >
    

Local fix

  • No Local Fix available.
    

Problem summary

  • xntpd fails to synchronize with the server if restrict
    flag is used on loopback ip with noquery and server hostname
    is used instead of ip address.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Have fixed the xntpd code so that now it does not fork a
    child process to resolve the server hostname.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV60347
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61123
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61123
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV61931
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV61115
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV61110
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV60347

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-12

  • Closed date

    2014-05-29

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-11

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U867352

       UP15/01/18 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV60347

Modified date: 11 May 2016