[ntp:questions] NTP on LAN

05IT042 raghuramos1987 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 23:13:54 UTC 2008


On Sep 19, 8:31 pm, Steve Kostecke <koste... at ntp.org> wrote:
> On 2008-09-19, 05IT042 <raghuramos1... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Sep 18, 10:24 pm, Steve Kostecke <koste... at ntp.org> wrote:
>
> >> What version of NTP are you using?
>
> > Okay, i wanted 2 computers on a lan. One as the ntp server and the
> > other as the client.
>
> Does this network have external connectivity? Do you really need to
> operate a "time island"?
>
> > I want the client to synchronize to the server.
>
> If you don't provide the ntpd with a stable time source, or spend some
> time tuning the system which will be your "server", the best you can
> hope for is that the "client" will be chasing a moving "server".
>
> > If i understand right, i have to use orphan mode on my server and what
> > on my client?
>
> Choose one system to be your "server" and configure it to use either
> the Undisciplined Local Clock (127.127.0.x) or Orphan Mode (as shown in
> the examples in my previous article).
>
>         # server at 192.189.19.1
>         driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
>         server 127.127.1.0 minpoll 4
>         fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 10
>
> or
>
>         # server at 192.189.19.1
>         driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
>         tos orphan 10
>
> Configure the other system to poll your "server" (as shown in the
> examples in my previous article).
>
>         # client at 192.168.19.2
>         driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
>         server 192.168.19.1 iburst
>
> --
> Steve Kostecke <koste... at ntp.org>
> NTP Public Services Project -http://support.ntp.org/

Did exactly as above. I'm using 4.2.4p5. Now how do i verify that the
client is getting synchronized with the server? And yeah I am on a lan
which connects to the internet. But, i'm trying this for a different
purpose altogther




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