[ntp:questions] NTP over redundant peer links, undetected loops

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Fri Feb 13 02:50:38 UTC 2009

Stefan Schimanski wrote:
> Is there a way to tell xntpd to identify the IPs GW1_4, GW1_5 and
> GW2_4, GW2_5 such that the loop detection works? Can one force to use
> a common refid instead of the IP?

I've had only my list of things to do to use only one refid per system
rather than based on the IP based being used. I've encountered
resistance in two directions, from users who want to have the refid tell
them who the parent is, and on the other side Dave who doesn't want to
make a change.


> Regards
>   Stefan Schimanski

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