[ntp:questions] Re: ntp server not working

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Jan 7 16:21:01 UTC 2005

poduval at gmail.com wrote:

>I have ntp 4.2 running on Debian testing. I have setup ntp.conf as
>driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
>statsdir /var/log/ntpstats/
>statistics loopstats peerstats clockstats
>filegen loopstats file loopstats type day enable
>filegen peerstats file peerstats type day enable
>filegen clockstats file clockstats type day enable
>server time.nuri.net
>server 0.pool.ntp.org
>server 1.pool.ntp.org
>server 2.pool.ntp.org
>restrict default kod notrap nomodify nopeer noquery
>restrict nomodify
>restrict mask nomodify notrap
>my subnet is netstat reports ntp server running on port
>udp/123. however, when i try ntpdate on some other machine to sync time
>with this one, ntpdate says "no server suitable for synchronization
>found". could anybody point out what is the mistake i am making ?
The output of ntpq -p  would be helpful.  It would show us if your 
system has succeeded in synchronizing its clock.  If it has not, no 
other system will consider it to be a "suitable server".

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