[ntp:questions] NTP shows all servers in condition "reject"

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Tue Jun 17 18:04:56 UTC 2008

Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2008-06-09, Ronny Egner <Ronny.Egner at siv.de> wrote:
>> Dear List,
>> i´m having slight problems getting ntp to synchronize.
>> The problem i am facing occur on all my new 6 servers
>> which are all equally configured (Red Hat AS 4 U4, 64-bit).
> Are they VMs?
>> The ntp.conf configuration file:
> None of my comments about your configuration file are germane to the
> lack of sync issue, but ...
>> restrict default nomodify notrap noquery
>> restrict
> These restrictions are OK. They do not block time service.
>> server solaris-server
>> server windows-dc-serverA
>> server windows-dc-serverB

Windows servers are know to be extremely bad to be used as an NTP server 
and cannot be relied upon. Drop them and use a regular NTP server and 
you will probably get good synchronization.


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