[ntp:questions] ntp documentation

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sat Jan 5 04:25:18 UTC 2008

"Dennis Hilberg, Jr." <timekeeper at dennishilberg.com.invalid> writes:

>Unruh wrote:
>> Where is there ntp documentation? For example I wanted to have ntp write
>> out the statistics  on its peers etc. I looked everywhere-- man page of
>> ntp, ntp.conf, etc, and finally discovered by looking at the source that
>> there seem to be a huge bunch of undocumented options. 
>> Or are they documented somewhere in that filing cabinette down some broken
>> steps in a flooded basement, behind a door labeled "Beware of Tigers"

>You can find links to the official NTP documentation along with other 
>information here: http://www.ntp.org/documentation.html

>The official NTP docs are in html format only.

And impossible to wade through. Could you tell me where the statistics and
the peerstats directives are actually discussed? Trying to look at those
docs gives me no hint. 

Ie, what is needed is like in the man page-- a list of the config variables
and options with a brief description. 

More information about the questions mailing list