[ntp:questions] NTP rootdelay and rootdispersion problem

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sat Nov 19 11:06:40 UTC 2011

blji wrote:

> Why my NTP server is not rejecting this untrusted primary source. It
> is still in sync with this primary source where delay is more (550ms
> to 720 ms) (poll interval is 1024s)

The default maxdistance is 1 second.  720ms delay only contributes 
360ms. 1024 seconds by 8 polls only contributes 123 ms dispersion.

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