[ntp:questions] need option to ignore 'leap not in sync error'

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Wed Jan 15 15:38:20 UTC 2014

On 14/01/2014 14:58, Sanal, Arjun (NSN - IN/Bangalore) wrote:
> Hi,
> I understand that whenever the server sets the Leap Indicator flag to 11 [not synchronized] the default behavior of ntp client is to reject the server time stamp.
> Is there any configuration option for ntpd by which I can make the ntp client to trust the server even in this case?
> --
> Arjun


I expect you already know this, but you could add more servers, so that 
rejecting the bad server does not affect timekeeping.  Be sure you are 
running version 4.2.7, and be sure to use the pool directive.

Is trusting an obviously wrong server really a good idea?
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