[ntp:questions] No Connection to NTPD on W2K from Linux

jan-peter.ruehmann at debitel.net jan-peter.ruehmann at debitel.net
Mon Nov 8 08:42:58 UTC 2004


Brad Knowles schrieb:

> At 9:40 PM +0100 2004-11-07, jan-peter.ruehmann at debitel.net wrote:
> 
>>  The other microsoft PC´s can connect without problems (Nettime, NTP
>>  and Windows default service on W98SE, W2K and WinNT), only the Linux
>>  PC´s saying that the stratum is to high (16).
> 
> 
>     Stratum 16 means that your local server is not synchronized to an 
> upstream time server.  I imagine that the other PCs will sync to it 
> because they don't check the Stratum, perhaps because they are simple 
> SNTP clients (and if they're using the Microsoft code, then they're also 
> broken).
> 
>     A real NTPv3 or NTPv4 client will refuse to sync to a Stratum 16 
> server.
> 
> 
>     So, I think the real problem to solve is getting your local time 
> server correctly configured so that it is properly sync'ing to one or 
> more upstream time servers.
> 
I have found a workaround.

I installed TimeServer instead of NTPD and everythin works perfect.

Thanks,
Jan-Peter



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