[ntp:questions] Significance of "space" in the ntpq -p display

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Thu Mar 12 23:39:00 UTC 2009

David J Taylor wrote:

> i.e. server B and C have a space rather than any other character.  Those 
> servers are fine, but they are both actually syncing from server A.  
> Space appears to be defined as:
> "The peer is discarded as unreachable, synchronized to this server (synch
> loop) or outrageous synchronization distance."

I think you will find it is almost every rejection reason except for 
falseticker or surplus to requirements.

You need to list the associations to get an idea of the problem and do 
rv against the association number to get the precise reason.

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