[ntp:questions] NTPd Implementation Question

Timothy Butterworth timothy.m.butterworth at gmail.com
Wed May 1 00:19:39 UTC 2013


All I have a question regarding the configuration of NTPD.

I am attempting to setup a central NTP server and have a number of devices
connect to it but for some reason the host can only connect after I create
a peer statement for them. The hosts are using SNTP with NTP Version 3.

I am not restricting this address space with no peer.

Default restrict statements
restrict default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery
restrict -6 default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery

# Hosts on local network are less restricted.
restrict 10.0.0.0 mask 255.0.0.0
restrict 172.16.0.0 mask 255.240.0.0
restrict 192.168.0.0 mask 255.255.0.0

All of the hosts I am currently adding are using private address space the
falls into these ranges.

As I said with the above they are not able to sync

when I add a peer statement per host they connect and sync
# NTP Server Peers
peer 192.168.1.1 version 3

Is there a way I can make this work without having to manually add peer
statements for each device?


Thank you

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