[ntp:questions] multiple instances of NTP on different interfaces

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Tue Mar 5 17:36:01 UTC 2013


On 2013-03-05, Abu Abdullah <falcon.sheep at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 11:12 PM, E-Mail Sent to this address will be added
> to the BlackLists <Null at blacklist.anitech-systems.invalid> wrote:
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>> Abu Abdullah wrote:
>> > I'm trying to run two instances of ntp
>>
>> They are going to fight each other to discipline the system clock?
>>
>
> Does this mean ntpd is not supposed to be run in parallel? Is there any
> option to disable adjusting the system clock?

Yes. it does mean that. 
You seem to have gotten yourself confused. What are you trying to
accomplish?

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>
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>> >  each with different interface.
>> >   I want to have instance for each network.

Why?

>> > I tried running multiple instances with the following
>> >  configuration to avoid listening to the same local
>> >  interface by the two instances:
>> > interface ignore lo
>>
>> lo0 ?
>>
>
> loopback address, but it seems it only disables lo on ipv6. I'm not sure if
> the ipv4 localhost is hardcoded into ntpd.



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