[ntp:questions] time to find ntp server
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Fri Feb 15 15:23:31 UTC 2008
On 15 feb, 15:19, Tom Smith <sm... at cag.zko.hp.com> wrote:
> adirtymindisajoyforever wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I have confiured an external server and the local clock.
> > After starting ntp the ntptrace command shows 2 entries.
> > I stop the ntp server on the external server. After 5 minuter
> > ntptrace shows but one entry (localhost).
> > I restart ntp on the external server. How long should it take
> > before the client becomes aware of this external server?
> > System is solaris 10 galaxy with suncluster.
> > # ntptrace (on cluster node 2)
> > localhost: stratum 5, offset 0.000022, synch distance 0.38689
> > clusternode1-priv: stratum 4, offset 0.000027, synch distance 0.01012
> > after 5minutes:
> > # ntptrace
> > localhost: stratum 4, offset 0.000019, synch distance 0.01039
> > restart xntpd on cluster node 1:
> > ntptrace on clusternode 2 doesn't show clusternode1-priv anymore
> > (after 30 mintes).
> > Any help appreciated
> ntptrace tells you the chain of servers the node is synchronized to,
> not the list of servers it is polling. You have apparently configured your
> local clock at the same stratum (4) as your external server,
> so cluster node 2 remained synchronized to its local clock
> after NTP was restarted on clusternode1-priv.
> Use "ntpq -p" rather than ntptrace to see the status of all your
thanks for the reply, but before the peer disappears localhost and
the peer node have different
stratum (node 1 has 4, and localhost has 5).
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