[ntp:questions] Re: a few questions about broadcast

vrkid0 at gmail.com vrkid0 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 21:41:27 UTC 2005


Hi Steve.
Here is the configuration file for the brodcastclient:
#
# ntpd configuratoin file
#
#act as a broadcast client
broadcastclient
disable auth

# write drift file
driftfile /var/ntp/ntp.drift


and the output of `ntpq -p`:
     remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset
  disp
==============================================================================
-puma               iix.net.il       3 -   13   16  377     0.72
-4.632    0.37
-prbk1               pussycat     3 u    6  128  377     0.79  -10.512
  4.27
*panda              pussycat     3 u   58   64  376     0.69   -3.413
 1.08
-db2test            pussycat     3 u    5  256  377     0.67   -2.976
 1.40
+lioness           pussycat      3 u    1   64  377     0.75   -3.544
 0.82
+tiger               pussycat      3 u   47   64  176     0.75   -3.297
   1.10
-pussycat         gatekeeper.no-s  2 -   30   64  377     0.56  -10.886
   3.16
-db1test            lioness        4 u   49  256  377     0.76   -2.705
   0.87
-panther            lioness        4 u  150  256  376     1.11   -1.781
   3.08

pussycat and puma are the servers that poll from the internet. All the
other systems are unicast server that have puma and pussycat as their
servers and each other as peer... 



TIA 
Paolo




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