[ntp:questions] NTP masters and slaves

Folkert van Heusden folkert at vanheusden.com
Sun Nov 20 15:05:12 UTC 2005

> We have servers that we would like to be in sync via NTP. Below is the
> ntp.conf of our main server with the internal IP address
> Could I just put "server" in the ntp.conf of all our
> clients to make them sync to the main server?
> $ cat /etc/ntp.conf
> server
> fudge stratum 10
> server pool.ntp.org
> driftfile /etc/ntp/drift
> multicastclient
> broadcastdelay  0.008
> authenticate no

Yes you can, but you should preferably have 3 or even 4 internal
ntp-servers to be able to see if one becomes a bad chimer (fails to give
correct time).

Folkert van Heusden

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