[ntp:questions] Re: Syslog Messages

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Wed Feb 4 01:10:08 UTC 2004


<neil.whitehead5 at btinternet.com> wrote in message news:<bvmphk$sn8$1 at hercules.btinternet.com>...
> Hi all,
> 
> I'm a newbie on ntp - so go easy on me please.
> 
> I'm looking for more detailed information on what the messages in the syslog
> mean.
> 
> I've recently downloaded the ntp distribution 4.2 for the NT platform. Have
> installed it and setup my 4 x NT servers as stratum2 (have 2 x GPS receivers
> as Stratum1).
> 
> Stratum 1s are peered amongst themselves and Stratum2s are peered with each
> other.
> 
> I've configured logging on the NT servers.
> 
> The log reports that the NT servers are synching nicely - apart from one
> which seems to be suffering from excessive frequency errors. Additionally
> I've got lots of messages in syslog which seem to record synchronisation
> events, but I'm not sure what kind of synchronisation event - it could be
> loss of synch or it could be re-synch or perhaps its reporting that one of
> the peers has lost synch - I can't tell from the info I have on the syslog
> messages.
> 
> Can anyone give me any pointers where to find a list of syslog messages and
> what they mean?
> 
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Neil Whitehead

There really isn't one. Why don't you post your log and we can tell you
what's happening?

Danny



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