[ntp:questions] Is it just me, or does this seem really far off for a Strat 1 server on NIST DialUp?

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Nov 27 12:57:51 UTC 2009


E-Mail Sent to this address will be added to the BlackLists wrote:
> Is it just me,
>  or does this seem really far off for a Strat 1 server on NIST DialUp?
>  {others show offsets & jitter of a doz or less.}
> 
> host nist1.columbiacountyga.gov [68.216.79.113]
> 
> ntpq> pe
>      remote    refid st t when poll reach  delay  offset  jitter
> ================================================================
> x68.216.79.113 .ACTS. 1 u  70m  68m  377 126.861 474.061 457.072
> 
<snip>

I'd call that an extremely poor choice of server!  The "delay" tells the 
story!  Try to find a server closer to you.

You might also consider adding two or three more servers to your 
configuration.  Four servers are the minimum for a robust configuration.




More information about the questions mailing list