[ntp:questions] Let ntp server not synchronize time from other servers

WANG Cong xiyou.wangcong at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 13:50:29 UTC 2008

On Aug 28, 12:49 pm, "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilber... at comcast.net>
> WANG Cong wrote:
> > Hello, experts!
> > Is there any way to configure my NTP server *not* to synchronize time
> > from other servers?
> > I have read the man pages about ntpd and googled a lot, but I didn't
> > find any good solution.
> > Any comments are welcome! Thanks!
> What problem are you trying to solve?

Can you have a look at my another reply in this thread?
I just explained. :-)

> You can equip your system with a "hardware reference clock"; e.g. a GPS
> Timing Receiver, or an atomic clock and you will not need any external
> server(s).

Unfortunately, we don't have this. :(

> If you don't really care what time it is and simply want all your
> systems to have the SAME time, I'd suggest something like rdate.

Yes, but I still need a server to provide time service, right?
That's the problem. :-)

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