[ntp:questions] ntpq 4.2.7p153 only shows 5 peers

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Sun Apr 17 20:09:20 UTC 2011

"Maarten Wiltink" <maarten at kittensandcats.net> wrote in message
news:4dab473d$0$81485$e4fe514c at news.xs4all.nl...
> "Hal Murray" <hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net> wrote in message
> news:B_6dnRsNeMkzszbQnZ2dnUVZ_vydnZ2d at megapath.net...
>> I forget the term, but servers that get added via DNS don't show
>> up to ntpq until they get enough responses.
> In that case 'ntp.your.org' (sic) is unlikely to ever appear.

Correction. I should have known better. In order of rising surprise:

- The domain is registered (no great surprise really)
- ntp.your.org resolves to
- It runs an NTP daemon and responds to ntpq
- It has a reference clock configured

What is the world coming to? I can't even spot obvious placeholders
correctly anymore.

Maarten Wiltink

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