[ntp:questions] ntp stratum
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-part.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Sat Sep 27 11:35:14 UTC 2008
> The stratum is really 3 !
How do you know that? It depends on what stratum the servers you are sync
from claim to be.
> but when I run ntpdate from my computer (not the server himself), I
> get strange answer... Like :
> server 192.168.0.2, stratum 16, offset -0.542495, delay 0.02582
> 27 Sep 13:24:57 ntpdate: step time server 192.168.0.2 offset
> -0.542495 sec
ntpq -p is helpful to see what servers you are actually syncing to. Show
us the output from this command. A "*" in the first column shows the
server your system is currently syncing from, and a "reach" value of "0"
means you are not connecting to a particular server.
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