[ntp:questions] running NTP as server only

folkert folkert at vanheusden.com
Thu Aug 19 09:41:59 UTC 2010


> > 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
> machines?
> It suggests that turning off this time synchronization in the vmware
> tools and running normal ntp in the virtual machine is better...

Ok, I'll take a look at those notes.


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