[ntp:questions] ntpd.exe fails, while its NT service continues to run
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Feb 11 22:08:27 UTC 2007
nicough at gmail.com wrote:
> Problem: ntpd.exe fails and is not active, even though ntpd NT service
> is running.
> ntp.log displays
> 10 Feb 22:29:00 ntpd.exe: The Network Time Protocol Service has
> 10 Feb 22:29:15 ntpd.exe: synchronized to 22.214.171.124, stratum
> 10 Feb 23:16:01 ntpd.exe: IO Completion Error: The network
> location cannot be reached. For information about network
> troubleshooting, see Windows Help.
> 11 Feb 09:25:23 ntpd.exe: no servers reachable
> Neither statsdir or logfile show any further activity after network
What version of ntpd are you using? If you are using DHCP to obtain your
network address, please make sure you are running 4.2.4 or later. That
version has support for addresses that are dynamically changing as with
> # ntp.conf
> driftfile "C:\Program Files\NTP\etc\ntp.drift"
> logfile "C:\Program Files\NTP\etc\ntp.log"
> fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 12
> server ntp.massey.ac.nz iburst minpoll 4 maxpoll 5
> statsdir "C:\Program Files\NTP\etc\"
> filegen loopstats file loopstats type day enable
> Is there some way to keep ntpd.exe alive and active, even after a
> network failure?
> Surely I don't have to stop and restart the NT service periodically?
Make sure you are running ntpd 4.2.4 or later.
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