[ntp:questions] Does the pool directive automatically imply "preempt"?

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Wed Feb 6 13:02:44 UTC 2013


David Taylor wrote:
> Does the pool directive automatically imply "preempt" in recent versions
> of NTP?

It effectively does imply 'preempt', since a pool of servers (from a 
pool xyz statement) will be monitored and regularly filtered, replacing 
the worst servers with the results of a fresh dns lookup.

Terje

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