[ntp:questions] ntpd not responding on localhost

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Sat Feb 9 10:57:49 UTC 2008

Danny Mayer wrote:
> Nick Bright wrote:

>> If the NTPD isn't synchronized with external servers, will it simply 
>> ignore clients?
> Yes, unless you tell it to act as if it was by using the "local" refclock.
Actually, it won't ignore the clients, but the clients will ignore it. 
It sends a status indicating that it does not have a valid time, but 
still sends the time that it has.

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