[Pool] Valid pool server checks

Daniel Frank ntp at tokuko.de
Wed Apr 1 11:25:12 UTC 2015


Hello,

Am Mittwoch, 1. April 2015, 09:22:55 schrieb Harlan Stenn:
> So I'm thinking that we might want to add an option to ntpd that would
> periodically send a message (do a DNS lookup?) to the pool DNS servers
> to ask "Is XXX still a recommended pool server?" and if the answer is
> "no" we'd drop that association and spin up a new one.

I believe ntpd already has that function:
http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/confopt.html#pool

It is hard to find additional information in the documentation, especially 
information about how exactly this works.

Regards,
Daniel


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