[ntp:questions] running NTP as server only

Rob nomail at example.com
Wed Aug 18 16:59:12 UTC 2010

folkert <folkert at vanheusden.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to run the NTP daemon only as a server and not as a
> local-clock maintainer?
> Reason: I have a virtual machine which gets its time via the vmware
> tooling from the hardware server it is running on. Now this virtual
> machine needs to distribute the time to clients.

Did you study the vmware technical note about keeping time in virtual
It suggests that turning off this time synchronization in the vmware
tools and running normal ntp in the virtual machine is better...

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