[ntp:questions] Default total number of servers NTP wants to have when using pool .....

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Dec 9 07:51:26 UTC 2014

On 08/12/2014 18:47, Paul wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 12:27 PM, David Taylor <
> david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> When using the pool directive, NTP tries to get a certain total number of
>> servers.  What is that number, please (I don't know where to find it in the
>> source code).  I'm seeing a total of 9 servers, with ten lines in the ntpq
>> -pn output, one line being the pool directive itself.  Is that correct and
>> expected?
> maxclock *maxclock*Specify the maximum number of servers retained by the
> server discovery schemes. The default is 10. See the Automatic Server
> Discovery <http://www.eecis.udel.edu/%7Emills/ntp/html/discover.html> page
> for further details.
> And yes, the pool line counts as one so nine sounds about right.  This was
> just a topic of discussion seach for pool in the subject line.

Thanks, Paul, and for the reference as well.  All looks to be correct.

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