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

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Jan 16 08:31:53 UTC 2014


Maarten Wiltink wrote:
> "Sanal, Arjun (NSN - IN/Bangalore)" <arjun.sanal at nsn.com> wrote in message
> news:592C0209968E17479F27087D92C1F7E414E051 at SGSIMBX006.nsn-intra.net...
>
> [...]
>> The setup is a blade server, which has one master blade server which
>> runs the ntp server. All other blades sync the time from this master.
>> The master itself gets it time from a higher ntp server. The problem
>> is when the master says that it is not suitable for synchronization,
>> the client blades shouldn't reject it. If they, do all the blades
>> will end up with different time.
>
> Configure the local clock as a source at high stratum on the master.
> "server 127.127.1.0 stratum 10"
>
> People will now fall all over you, and me, yelling that this is
> anathema, but you have explained to my satisfaction what you want,
> and this is how you do it.

I'm not going to fall over you since I absolutely agree that this is the 
easiest solution for such cases. ;-)

Martin
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Martin Burnicki

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