[ntp:questions] running NTP as server only

folkert folkert at vanheusden.com
Thu Aug 19 09:45:28 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.
> Aarrgdaagh. Why would you have a virtual machine, with its remarkably
> unreliabl e clock serve its time to others?

Because we don't want to have another physical server for the usual
reasons (needs to be monitored, serviced, etc.).

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