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

WANG Cong xiyou.wangcong at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 18:36:02 UTC 2008


On Aug 28, 7:07 pm, Unruh <unruh-s... at physics.ubc.ca> wrote:
> WANG Cong <xiyou.wangc... at gmail.com> writes:
> >On Aug 28, 11:12 a.m, Martin Burnicki <martin.burni... at meinberg.de>
> >wrote:
> >> Hello WANG Cong,
>
> >> WANG Cong wrote:
> >> > Hello, experts!
>
> >> > Is there any way to configure my NTP server *not* to synchronize time
> >> > from other servers?
>
> >> Just don't put any server lines into your ntp.conf file ;-)
> >That's what I did. But it can't work, if there's no server lines, I
> >_always_ got:
> ># /usr/sbin/ntpdate -u -b 192.168.90.41
> >28 Aug 11:21:35 ntpdate[10515]: no server suitable for synchronization
> >found
>
> Sure. That was what you asked for. It is unusual, but it is what you
> wanted. What is the problem?
>

If so, that means the clients can't update their time. I don't want
sync,
but I stilll need to provide the time service to clients. :-)




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