[ntp:questions] Trouble creating symmetric connection

Richard B. gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Wed Mar 7 21:06:50 UTC 2007

Ronan Flood wrote:
> Henning Makholm <henning at makholm.net> wrote:
>>>Better to make both symmetric-active:
>>>  ntpdc -c 'addpeer B.B.B.B' A.A.A.A
>>>  ntpdc -c 'addpeer A.A.A.A' B.B.B.B
>>I though the point of "addpeer" was that a single association could
>>transfer time in any direction (and I still have trouble reading
>>the documentation any other way). If I need to make two associations,
>>then why not just do
>>  ntpdc -c 'addserver B.B.B.B' A.A.A.A
>>  ntpcd -c 'addserver A.A.A.A' B.B.B.B
> Side comment: why are you doing all the config via ntpdc rather
> than putting it into the ntp.conf file?

Perhaps because he does not want to shut down ntpd and restart.  Why do 
even a warm restart if you don't have to?

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