[ntp:questions] Meinberg NTP monitor, silly question

G8KBV g8kbv at nospam-uko2.co.uk
Sun Dec 20 11:39:09 UTC 2009

In article <hgknu7$cia$1 at news.eternal-september.org>, 
david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid says...
> G8KBV wrote:
> > A silly question if I may, and yes I've been poking arround the Meinberg 
> > website and forum for hours, and can't find the answer.  Likewise the 
> > (non existant) help within the program, though I'm *sure* I've seen text 
> > on this somewhere, but can't find it at the moment.
> These are standard ntpq status codes.  I assume the authors assumed that 
> you would be familiar with ntpq, as you need it for any active debugging 
> of the configuration.
> > 
> > Re the status column in the 'NTP Status' tab.
> > 
> > I think a * means that this server is being used as the reference.
> > + signals a posible candidate for use as a reference.
> + means that it is being used to set the time, but isn't the one peer 
> used to define stratum, root delay, etc. in downstream packets.
> > - = will not be used (for whatever reason)
> > 

Re: "I assume the authors assumed that you would be familiar with ntpq"


As I have learnt and been reminded of *Many* times.  Never make 
assumptions in regards to others abilities!

Best Regards.

Dave Baxter.

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