[ntp:questions] Meinberg NTP Software--Time Accuracy
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid
Mon Jun 22 05:14:33 UTC 2009
Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> I'd guess that someone installed NTPD and neglected to configure it.
> I've never rung NTPD on Windows so I'm hazy on the details of
> configuring it on Windows.
The Meinberg installation includes configuration by default, using some
> Most other systems have a file somewhere call ntp.conf which contains
> four or more "server" statements; each one pointing to a server to be
> used by ntpd. These statements look like
> server server_name.domain iburst
> server another_name.domain iburst
> server <IP address> iburst
> server . . . .
> It's customary to specify four, five, or seven servers. Ten is the
> absolute maximum. Four should be sufficient for most. "iburst" tells
> ntpd to send the first eight queries at intervals of two seconds. After
> the initial "burst" ntpd will query the server at intervals
> ranging from 64 seconds to 1024 seconds depending on how long it has
> been running and the quality of the time it is getting.
To expand on Richard's commenets, look for the file:
It should have a few lines like:
server 0.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
server 1.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
but you may have something different from "uk" depending what you asked
for at installation time.
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