[ntp:questions] Re: ntp server 'rejected'

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Thu Apr 13 20:39:13 UTC 2006

david.sanderson at bem.fki-et.com wrote:

> the Associations billboard :
> # ntpq -c as
> ind assID status  conf reach auth condition  last_event cnt
> ===========================================================
>   1     7  9014   yes   yes  none    reject   reachable  1
>   2     8  9014   yes   yes  none    reject   reachable  1
> So i can get to the server but it is being rejected. What does this
> mean?
> I have read all the documentation I can find, but I can figure it out.
> The rv command does not show anything obvious (to me)
> # ntpq
> ntpq> rv 7
> status=9014 reach, conf, 1 event, event_reach,
> ntpq> srcadr=, srcport=123, dstadr=,
> dstport=123,
> leap=00, stratum=1, precision=-20, rootdelay=0.000,
> rootdispersion=996.826, refid=GPS, reach=377, unreach=0, hmode=3,
> pmode=4, hpoll=6, ppoll=6, flash=00 ok, keyid=0, offset=-130.583,

Hmm, the rootdispersion looks suspect; but then I'd expect that to
light one of the flash bits.  Can you look at the servers with ntpq?
See maybe what "cl" and "rv" show on them?

                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
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             Network Services, University of London Computer Centre
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