[ntp:questions] [Q] Why do many time servers time out on queries from ntpq -p?

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Sat Apr 12 05:29:37 UTC 2008

On 2008-04-09, Maurice Volaski <mvolaski at aecom.yu.edu> wrote:
> I've been trying the peers command in ntpq on a number of time 
> servers and finding that for as many that do respond, there are about 
> an equal number that do not. An example of a failing response is:
> ntpq> host sundial.columbia.edu
> current host set to hickory.cc.columbia.edu
> ntpq> peers
> hickory.cc.columbia.edu: timed out, nothing received
> ***Request timed out

The server operator has set a 'noquery' restriction.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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