[ntp:questions] Re: Question on abusive clients.

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Dec 23 21:16:38 UTC 2005


David J Taylor wrote:

>Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
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>>The reference implementation of ntpd contributes to the deluge in a
>>small way!   Running a Motorola Oncore as a reference clock causes my
>>home server to query its internet servers every 16 seconds.  It's
>>nothing I would do by choice; they serve only as a sanity check on my
>>Oncore reference clock   There does not appear to be any way of
>>turning this feature off short of modifying the code.
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>Agreed.  I would like to have my client PCs poll their two LAN servers at 
>64s and one Internet server at 1024s (also as a sanity check), but it 
>seems that if any LAN server is set to 64s the Internet servers are also 
>polled at 64s intervals.
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>David 
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Does that happen even if you specify MINPOLL=10 for the internet servers?




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