[ntp:questions] running NTP as server only

folkert folkert at vanheusden.com
Tue Aug 24 12:47:58 UTC 2010

>> 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
> All of which is academic, as, on a more careful reading of the question,  
> what the OP actually wants is a configuration with just the local clock  
> driver and no external servers or reference clocks.  He just wants to  
> serve the guests idea of time as told to it by the host.

I solved the problem by adapting my NTP-testtool slightly so that it is
not only usefull to test/experimentwith NTP clients but can be used as a
very simpel server as well: http://www.vanheusden.com/time/jans/

Folkert van Heusden

Phone: +31-6-41278122, PGP-key: 1F28D8AE, www.vanheusden.com

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