[ntp:questions] being rejected

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sat Oct 9 21:48:08 UTC 2010

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

>> ind assID status  conf reach auth condition  last_event cnt
>> ===========================================================
>>    1 61694  8000   yes   yes  none    reject
>>    2 61695  8000   yes   yes  none    reject
>>    3 61696  8000   yes   yes  none    reject
>>    4 61697  8000   yes   yes  none    reject
>> Now what does this mean? Why is my time not being synced? Where should 
>> I look for the problem?
>> thanks in advance...
> It's telling you that NONE of the four servers you have configured has 
> responded to a NTP query.  Time is not being synched because there is 
> nothing to sync to!
Again you weren't paying attention, as he has solved the problem.

However the problem is that doesn't appear to saying what you claim it 
is saying.  What it seems to be saying is that it is receiving responses 
(reach = yes), but they are unacceptable.  This may be a misfeature in 
the way that a total lack of response is reported.

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