[ntp:questions] peer command and clusters

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Mon Mar 28 19:56:42 UTC 2011

Florin Andrei wrote:
> On 03/26/2011 08:46 AM, Dave Hart wrote:
>> You probably want iburst on each of those server lines, to sync the
>> clock in under 15 seconds instead of a few minutes.
> I thought that was frowned upon, to use iburst with public servers?
> (I do use iburst, from all the other machines to the internal NTP servers.)

It is usually acceptable to use "iburst" as long as you are not
repeatedly restarting ntpd.

There is also "burst" which IS frowned on and you should have
had permission from the target server sysadmin before using it.


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