[ntp:questions] NTP - orphan mode with SAME stratum ("tos orphan 6") FAIL to sync.

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Mon Apr 6 19:40:21 UTC 2009

On 2009-04-02, sheikdawoodrajali at gmail.com wrote:

> I am testing "Time Island" in NTP on Windows platform. I built the
> binaries using source downloaded from meinberg site.
> Binaries built successfully and I'm testing it now.
> NTP on ALL the nodes (7 nodes) with SAME stratum "orphan stratum 6"
> identically configured both as broadcast client and broadcast server
> ("Time Island") works fine.

So your Orphan Broadcast Mesh works when none of the systems are
configured with real time sources.

> Problem: --------------
> When all the 7 nodes have the same config, using "orphan stratum 6"

I don't understand what you mean by:

> and using the primary/secondary network broadcast FAILED to time-sync.

Would you please post a sample configuration file? Please omit any
commented out configuration options.

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

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