[ntp:questions] Re: Questions and ruminations regarding NTPD 4 config and XP's bad behavior.

David J Taylor david-taylor at invalid.com
Sat Jan 15 09:39:15 UTC 2005

elickd at one.net wrote:
> I don't want them to serve time at all.  They're workstations that are
> set to query time once a week, but are answering because Microsoft
> apparently can't be bothered to read RFCs.
> I want the NTP servers I spoke of to ignore these machines so in the
> off chance of NTP instability in our stratum hierarchy, there's no way
> they can provide bogus time.
> Something in our timeserver network is glitchy enough to cause my SCO
> boxes (and there are thousands of them) to pick up bogus time at
> random intervals.

Why can't you set up your SCO NTP clients to speak only to the NTP servers 
you have designated?  I thought that was the normal way to set up an NTP 


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