[ntp:questions] Handle ntp conf modification when ntp is already running

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Tue Apr 8 17:59:03 UTC 2014

On 2014-04-08, Arthur Lambert <lambertarthur22 at gmail.com> wrote:

> But I can guess with your answer that I cannot handle modification on my
> ntp conf without restart it. I will try to patch it to get it work with my
> need.

ntpd parses the configuration file at start-up.

ntpd does not monitor the configuration file for changes.

ntpd does not, AFAIK, reparse the configuration file in response to any
signals (e.g. SIGHUP).

Please contibute a patch with your changes to our BTS at http://bugs.ntp.org

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Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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