"server -4 hostname -6" does not IPv6

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Wed Apr 3 01:45:53 UTC 2019

Yo Hal!

On Tue, 02 Apr 2019 18:42:53 -0700
Hal Murray via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:

> > I agree with Gary in that it seems perfectly reasonable that KE
> > and NTP could be on different address families. If an IPv4 KE
> > server returns a hostname with only AAAA records, that would
> > happen. Or if it returns an IPv6 address directly. Or vice versa,
> > with an IPv6 KE server returning a hostname with only A records
> > or returning an IPv4 address directly.  
> I expect that to work.

I don't believe what I can't test.

> Our KE server doesn't send either host or port info, but the client
> side has been tested with a site that does.

Once, last week.  Not where we want to be.  And yes, we can't do it all
at once.

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