[ntp:questions] Using ntpdate -b SERVER shortly after SERVER boots

Richard B. gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Feb 13 03:52:48 UTC 2007

Donald Murray, P.Eng. wrote:
> On 10 Feb 2007 02:16:02 GMT, Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org> wrote:
>>On 2007-02-08, Donald Murray, P.Eng. <donaldm314 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>How quickly can an isolated ntp server respond to 'ntpdate' queries
>>>after the server starts?
> I bet this sounds pretty awful to most of you. It sounds kind of awful
> to me as well.
> Thanks for your suggestions. I appreciate everyone taking the time to respond.
> Do I get a prize for most inappropriate use of ntp?  ;-)

You have NO IDEA how fierce the competition for that prize is!!!!!

I don't think we've seen anybody trying to NTP to drive nails or fix a 
dripping faucet but sooner or later we'll get those too.

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