[ntp:questions] Very rapid polling

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Sun Feb 15 09:15:29 UTC 2009

gary.limanapier at elisys.co.uk wrote:

> Just joining this discussion as we have noticed NTP request from our
> Authorised Server every 300ms on our LAN. They occur only between the
> Time Server and the WiFi Tablet during a socket connection while there
> is a low signal strength. The Tablet sends its own NTP request with a
> Poll Interval of 4 (16 seconds). The server returns its response
> increasing the Poll Interval to 10 (1024 secs). The server then keeps
> sending this same packet every 300-500ms. 

Does the ntp process submit these packets repeatedly or
are you seeing some (uncalled for) "collision/resend" action due to
issues with the wlan connection?


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