[ntp:questions] Re: Peer Statement
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Oct 20 22:23:46 UTC 2005
At 1:15 PM -0700 2005-10-20, DJ wrote:
> Then Serverb is trying to peer with ServerA. But ServerA doesn't have a
> peer directive - what happens here ? Also, what's the difference
> between this and ServerC doing ntpdate ServerA ???
Server A isn't going to accept any of that information from
Server B. It would only accept that information if Server A also
used a "peer" directive.
And "ntpdate" is a client-only, read-only program. It cannot
possibly be used to "push" time to a server.
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