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

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Tue Nov 19 09:06:42 UTC 2013

On 2013-11-19 00:55, David Woolley wrote:
> On 19/11/13 06:05, xiaoniao112233 at gmail.com wrote:
>>     But I have a question,how can I set this value,I just use it in a LAN to Synchonize the time in the LAN.So is that a stand-alone clients and servers.If it is ,which command should I use to change this value in LINUX OS.
> In /etc/ntpd.conf, or whatever your OS calls that file.
> Note that ntpd was not really designed for use without a reference clock.
...at the top of the network time hierarchy: stratum 1.
It was designed for use with local and remote network time servers at all
lower stratum levels; evident in the default control settings.

> If you are careful, you can do so, but it is easy to create configurations
> that behave badly.
...and hard to create good configurations without reading and understanding
the docs, sometimes the code, and possibly also the book.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis

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