[ntp:questions] time to find ntp server
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Tue Feb 19 09:08:32 UTC 2008
> Hi all,
> I have confiured an external server and the local clock.
> After starting ntp the ntptrace command shows 2 entries.
> I stop the ntp server on the external server. After 5 minuter
> ntptrace shows but one entry (localhost).
> I restart ntp on the external server. How long should it take
> before the client becomes aware of this external server?
> System is solaris 10 galaxy with suncluster.
> # ntptrace (on cluster node 2)
> localhost: stratum 5, offset 0.000022, synch distance 0.38689
> clusternode1-priv: stratum 4, offset 0.000027, synch distance 0.01012
> after 5minutes:
> # ntptrace
> localhost: stratum 4, offset 0.000019, synch distance 0.01039
> restart xntpd on cluster node 1:
> ntptrace on clusternode 2 doesn't show clusternode1-priv anymore
> (after 30 mintes).
> Any help appreciated
I switched to using NTP (available from
http://www.ntp.org/downloads.html ) which I compiled as 64bit SPARC and
AMD64 binaries and use with local time radio receivers. I stopped using
the Xnptd shipped with Solaris over 6 years ago.
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