[ntp:questions] Number of Stratum 1 & Stratum 2 Peers

Mike Cook michael.cook at sfr.fr
Fri Dec 12 10:41:37 UTC 2014

I agree that it is expected. Just wanted to confirm for myself. Habit from my admin/support days. Agreed that anyone needing the tai delta would load the leap file, but ntpd could propagate that info as well. I haven’t checked the code to see if it is supposed to, but in my test it wasn’t.

> Le 12 déc. 2014 à 11:25, Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> a écrit :
> Mike,
> I think you are seeing the correct and expected behavior.
> The root cause here is that the majority of the upstream servers are
> *incorrectly* not advertising the leap second.
> There have been problems before where a misconfigured server has
> incorrectly advertised a non-existent leap-second, and in cases where
> folks had an adequate number of correctly configured servers, this
> mistake was properly ignored.
> I have not been closely following this thread, so I might be missing
> something.
> It's pretty easy to download and install a leapsecond file, and ntpd
> will pay attention to that...
> Or am I missing something?
> -- 
> Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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