[ntp:questions] how did ntp service set the maxallowphaseoffset

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Tue Nov 19 01:24:18 UTC 2013

On 2013-11-18, David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:
> On 18/11/13 08:30, xiaoniao112233 at gmail.com wrote:
>> hello :
>>     I had recently start a work about ntp service ,my friends and me use windows and linux to sync time in ntp.we could use w32time service to sync linux in ntp.In windows we could I found that in the registry???
>> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Config\ MaxAllowedPhaseOffset may be could set the offset time between the local time and the server that they will be synchronize. If out of range of MaxAllowedPhaseOffset in seconds ,they synchronize,otherwise not.
>> But I have a question that Is there a paremeter in ntp service that control the offset like in registry above in windows.
> That sounds like tinker panic, which is documented in the miscopt.html 
> file, and defaults to 1000s.  If the offset exceeds that value, ntpd 
> will shut down.

He said that he is using W32time on the windows machine, not ntpd. Ie,
this has nothing to do with ntpd as far as I can see. 
> All tinker options may are used at your own risk.  They set things that 
> should not normally need setting.
> Note that there is a command line option to ignore this setting for for 
> the first step after startup.

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