Re: [chrony-users] cmd channel on localhost

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On Thu, Jul 4, 2019 at 5:46 PM Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 04, 2019 at 05:04:55PM +0200, Youssef Ghorbal wrote:
> >  The problem I'm trying to solve it to pull statistics from a local
> > monitoring agent running on the same server (with its own user). So I
> > was expecting it to work fine pulling stats using localhost
> > cmdchannel. But from what I see this user needs to be part of the
> > chrony group in order to be able to use the socket rather then UDP on
> > localhost.
> Only some of the chronyc commands are allowed over UDP for security
> reasons. They are listed in the documentation. ntpdata is not one of
> them. The reason is that the some of the data might be useful for
> attacking the client.

My bad! you are absolutely right!
I was so focused on chrony.conf man page that I completely missed
chronyc man page.


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