[ntp:questions] Re: ntp client: keep all servers at startup

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Fri Jun 17 18:10:09 UTC 2005

At 6:05 PM +0200 2005-06-17, Ralf Fassel quoted Martin Burnicki:

>  | Under WinNT there's a bug that the NTP service is unable to mobilize
>  | an associaton for a NTP server if that server is not online when the
>  | client starts up: http://bugs.ntp.isc.org/show_bug.cgi?id=450
>  This sounds as if ntpd does not work correctly on NT even if the
>  server is reachable.  This is not the problem here.  If the server is
>  reachable at client startup, ntp works ok.  It's only when the client
>  is started _before_ the server that the client does not reconsider the
>  server.

	Right, which is exactly what Martin said.  That's a known bug.

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