[ntp:questions] NTPD sync now

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Wed Nov 1 05:21:20 UTC 2006

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> I don't know about windows, (it should be the same as unix), but if
> you can get 'iburst' into the ntp.conf file and have a good drift
> file you should achieve sync in about 11 seconds' time.
> H

Yes, the Windows port accepts "iburst" and acts on it.

As Roger said, you should also add some more servers, making the total 
perhaps four or five.  There is a list here:


Try to choose servers to which you have a short network path.


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