[ntp:questions] Re: NTP Stratum 16?

Dale Worley worley at dragon.ariadne.com
Mon Sep 29 13:26:07 UTC 2003

"Matt Taylor" <para at tampabay.rr.com> writes:
> humptydumpty net # ntpq -p -n
>      remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset
> jitter
> ============================================================================
> ==
>         16 u    -   64    0    0.000    0.000
> 4000.00
> humptydumpty net # ntpdc -p -n
>      remote           local      st poll reach  delay   offset    disp
> =======================================================================
> =         16   64    0 0.00000  0.000000 0.00000
> I'm getting packets back, but no kiss code. I did notice this, too:
> ntpq> as
> ind assID status  conf reach auth condition  last_event cnt
> ===========================================================
>   1  3052  8000   yes   yes  none    reject
> I can't figure out why I would be rejected from an open stratum 2 server,
> though.

Checking the 'as' output for my NTP daemon, it marks some associations
as 'reject' also.  My guess is that it's not your daemon getting
rejected by the server, but your daemon is rejecting whatever it's
getting from the server.

Given that 'last_event' is blank and 'reach' is zero, it looks like
your daemon is deciding that the packets from are bogus.
I just synced my daemon to with no trouble, so I'd guess
that you've got some sort of authentication going and
doesn't pass it.

You might want to try an assortment of other servers temporarily, and
see if you get different results from different servers, or the same.


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