[ntp:questions] ntpd service doesn't connect to remote servers on Windows XP

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this.co.uk
Thu Apr 2 07:49:07 UTC 2009

David Woolley wrote:
> Steve Kostecke wrote:
>> On 2009-04-01, David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>>> E:\NTP\bin>ntpq -c as
>>> ind assID status  conf reach auth condition  last_event cnt
>>> ===========================================================
>>>   1 22554  8000   yes   yes  none    reject
>> [snip]
>>> E:\NTP\bin>ntpq -c "rv 22554"
>>> assID=22554 status=8000 unreach, conf, no events,
>> ntpd has not been able to exchange packets with this remote time
>> server.
> There is something funny here, as the associations output says it is
> reachable (which I why I didn't pick up the unreachable on the rv).

Folks, it would be most helpful if you could identify the exact conditions 
under which this might occur.  I have been trying to trace this "something 
funny" for days now!


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