[ntp:questions] NTP masters and slaves

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Sun Nov 20 19:34:59 UTC 2005

Jacob Friis Saxberg wrote:
> Hello.
> 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

This makes no sense. You appear to be getting just one NTP server to
synchronize with, you specify multicastclient without a multicast
address and you specify a broadcastdelay without setting it up as a
broadcast server.

> Have a nice weekend.
> Jacob
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