[ntp:questions] Help with Testing NTP servers
david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Thu Mar 21 21:25:12 UTC 2013
> On 2013-03-20, srinivas v <s4srinivas at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> 1.Install Operating system (say windows)
>> 2.Set incorrect date
>> 3.set ntp server
>> 4.Check date is proper now (verify it with google)
> That certainly does not test ntpd except at a most primative level.
In particular, it is testing an error recovery case, which ntpd has no
fundamental need to handle well, using measurement tools that are not
accurate enough to tell if ntpd is doing its real job.
The correct solution to that error case is better management controls,
to stop people messing with the time.
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