[ntp:questions] Best method to measure NTP performance/drift. Loopstats or Peerstats

David Taylor davidtaylor at writeme.com
Fri Jan 29 16:02:18 UTC 2021

On 29/01/2021 10:33, Fabbri, Tommaso CMRE wrote:
> Dear NTP users,
> which is the difference between loopstats and peerstats for evaluating the drift respect a given timing source?
> In my configuration, the NTP server is configured with just one additional source (GPS) always available.
> Should this stats file report the same data?
> How can I increase the frequency of the log lines in the stats? Is there a way to have one line per second or should I "interrogate" the ntp daemon with ntpq, ntpdc commands?
> Thank you so much for the support.
> Tommaso Fabbri

Tommas0, I use MRTG for monitoring both Linux and Windows servers:


It's adequate for my purposes, and you can run it as often as you want.

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