[ntp:questions] NTP on LAN

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Fri Sep 19 20:49:25 UTC 2008

05IT042 wrote:

> Okay, i wanted 2 computers on a lan. One as the ntp server and the
> other as the client. I want the client to synchronize to the server.
> If i understand right, i have to use orphan mode on my server and what
> on my client?

With orphan mode, all machines are configured the same, and the system 
choses the master for itself.  It's more useful when there are rather 
more than two machines.  You should not use it if one machine should 
always be master.

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