[ntp:questions] Re: Influence or reset client's poll intervall?

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Thu Jan 20 22:51:38 UTC 2005

Daniel Kabs <daniel.kabs at gmx.de> wrote:

> > In that situation, something like "ntpdate -b -u <server>", using whatever
> > server ntpd was synched to at that point, might have worked.
> I just tried this and it worked well. The "-u" is important if ntpd is
> already running (which is true in my case).

Yes indeed, because ntpd will have grabbed UDP port 123.

> Still I am curious: is it possible to dynamically set the "poll" interval at
> the client regarding a certain server connection?

I don't know, but I don't think so.

                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
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