[ntp:questions] running NTP as server only

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Mon Aug 23 18:20:16 UTC 2010


On 2010-08-19, Rob <nomail at example.com> wrote:
> David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:
>> folkert wrote:
>> Quoting...
>>> 
>>> Using NTP in Linux and Other Guests
>>>    The Network Time Protocol is usable in a virtual machine with proper
>>
>> "is usable", not "works well"
>
> What is your personal experience with running NTP in guests under
> VMware ESX?

On a Debian VM running on VMware server:

steve at www:~$ awk -f /root/peer.awk </var/log/ntpstats/peerstats
  ident     cnt     mean     rms      max     delay     dist disp
===================================================================
208.88...    39   -0.287    1.906    5.352   65.024   53.465 15.884
209.10...    40   -8.838    1.389    4.203  115.053   79.565 16.337
74.207...    40    0.338    2.250    5.106  107.282   75.505 15.971
71.191...    43    3.325    5.867   27.415   34.363   49.406 16.837

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Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/




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