[ntp:questions] Re: two ntp servers

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Tue Feb 21 02:50:47 UTC 2006

On 2006-02-20, rancid moth <rancidmoth at yahoo.com> wrote:

> no it seems to definitely be reaching them. i have checked using the
> dmpeers command. also running the ntpq -p i get the exact same thing
> as what is on the other box.

Which is what exactly?

> also note that in my trials i have set a machines time from off the
> other machine and made them perfectly in synch.


> when i then take that machine and point it to the upstream server
> it then drifts until it is three minutes ahead.

What is in ntp.conf when your ntpd is configured to poll a remote time

What does the 'ntpq -p' billboard look like for both machines after they
have been polling the remote time server for at least 15 minutes?

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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