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

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Sun Apr 17 20:02:02 UTC 2011

"Hal Murray" <hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net> wrote in message
news:B_6dnRsNeMkzszbQnZ2dnUVZ_vydnZ2d at megapath.net...
> In article <iof9dn$alt$1 at speranza.aioe.org>,
>  "Edward T. Mischanko" <etm1962 at hotmail.com> writes:

>> ntpq 4.2.7p153 only shows 5 peers when many more are configured?
>> server minpoll 3 maxpoll 3 prefer
>> fudge time2 0.800 refid PPS flag1 1 flag3 1
>> server tick.cerias.purdue.edu burst
>> server tock.cerias.purdue.edu burst
> It's a bug/feature that was introduced a while ago when
> the DNS stuff was cleaned up.
> 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.

Maarten Wiltink

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