[ntp:questions] ntp clients out of sync with server

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Tue Nov 25 00:24:58 UTC 2008

On 2008-10-28, naihong at gmail.com <naihong at gmail.com> wrote:

> Do you mean remove  "server" from client's configuration,
> it is not in the ntp.conf at beginning. Add it just for tracing
> problem purpose.

The problem is that ntpd is choosing the Undisciplined Local Clock as
the sys_peer (aka "syncing to it") instead of the real time source (that
has a high root dispersion.

You will never get your clocks to play follow the leader like this.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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