[ntp:questions] NTPD sync now

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Wed Nov 1 20:12:23 UTC 2006


There are a couple of ways to go for this case.

- set maxpoll to be some number that will insure at least a couple of
  "associations" at least once or twice a day

- use the ppp.{up,down} scripts to bring up/tear down your associations
  and be sure to use iburst in your config file.

>>> In article <358m14-tre.ln1 at robert.houseofmax.de>, Uwe Klein <uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de> writes:

Uwe> Is there a good way to tell ntpd to connect to upstream time servers
Uwe> "now".

Uwe> context: machine on remote site sitting behind an ISDN dial on demand
Uwe> line to the main network.

Uwe> Timeserver there is well managed.

Uwe> The connection is active on a regular basis but ntpd connnects
Uwe> regularly happen in inactive times ( dial delay, extra cost, ... ).

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