[ntp:questions] Re: NTP: time not synchronized

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Sep 7 18:36:56 UTC 2006


pdp wrote:

> Hello all
> 
> I launched the ntptrace command on 2 machines (one good, an one
> failed).
> This is the result:
> 
> Mahcine OK: ntptrace
> 03a.ccadomain.com: stratum 2, offset 0.009380, synch distance 0.03424
> 01s.ccadomain.com: startum 1, offset 1.157466, synch distance 0.01157,
> refid 'LCL'
> 
> 
> machine failed:ntptrace
> 01b.ccadomain.com: stratum 16, offset 0.001308, synch distance 0.01654
> 01b.ccadomain.com:     *Not Synchronized*
> 
> I don't understand why for the failed one, it does not show the good
> time server name ?
> And why the stratum is 16 ?
> 
> 
> Thanks.
> 

The stratum is 16 because the server is not, itself, synchronized.

The failed one shows the name of the server(s) it is configured to use. 
  Change ntp.conf to replace the bad server with a good server.




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