[ntp:questions] Re: Working out the stratum / what stratum is an NTP server on?

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Mon Aug 29 12:33:42 UTC 2005

On 2005-08-24, volatileacid at gmail.com <volatileacid at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can someone tell me how it is that one deduces that stratum of an NTP
> server. I have a list of public ones to work from.

If the remote time server allows queries:

ntpq -c"rv 0 stratum" remote.time.server

If the remote time server does not allow queries add it to your ntpd
and after restarting (unless you've worked out how to add servers on
the fly with ntpdc):

ntpq -p your.time.server

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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