[ntp:questions] How add refclock on a fly?

Dave Hart hart at ntp.org
Sat Mar 10 16:57:03 UTC 2012

On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 11:59, alex n <alexvm22 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'd like add refclock on a fly but ntpdc -c addrefclock
> minpoll 4 gives :
> Name or service not known
> ntpdc: connect: Invalid argument

I've never used that approach.  I know the following approach works,
if you have configured a key id and passphrase for remote
administration via ntpq (controlkey, trustedkeys, and keys in

ntpq -c ":config server minpoll 4"

Which prompts for the keyid and password to authenticate the change.

Dave Hart

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