[ntp:questions] Question regarding loss of connection and ntpd not re-syncing the time.

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Nov 14 04:45:05 UTC 2005

Piszcz, Justin wrote:
> Hello,
> I have ntpd running on Solaris and Linux machines, when there is a loss
> of network connectivity; the ntpd daemon never re-syncs with its NTP
> peers.  Is this normal?  Should a script that restarts the daemon on
> every machine be utilized in order to keep time in-sync?

If you are using DHCP on these machines and when you regain connectivity
your DHCP server gives you another IP address you need to restart ntpd.
See bug #51. This is in the process of being fixed.


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