[ntp:questions] NTPD Run

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Tue Jul 28 14:05:10 UTC 2009


On 2009-07-28, David Woolley <david at djwhome.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> nasa138 wrote:
>
>> Do I have to have ntp.conf file to tell ntp where the server is?

Yes, you do.

> You need an ntp configuration file (some distributors change the name) 
> to either tell ntpd the servers to use, or to tell it the encryption 
> keys so that you can use ntpq to set the servers have it has started.

The OP is using ntp-dev-4.2.5p170 so the configuration file is
/etc/ntp.conf.

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Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
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