[ntp:questions] Problem facing with Ntp client Configuration

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Tue Mar 25 16:13:47 UTC 2014

On 3/25/2014 8:35 AM, Biswajit Panigrahi wrote:
> Hi All,
> When ever I configure ntp client ,then its takes more time even if 7minute to 8 minute difference is there between client and server.
> Please provide me the configuration which will sync within less time.
> Currently ntp.drift file is empty.shall we need to modify the same?
> Current NTP Client configuration is :
> server
Add iburst to this line.
Since this is an internal server can you add any more NTP servers? One
is not a good number 3 is good and 4 is better. Never use 2.

> server
> fudge stratum 10

Get rid of these last two lines. Unless the ntp client is serving time
elsewhere it's not needed.

> restrict mask nomodify notrap noquery
> restrict
> broadcastclient novolley
> broadcastdelay 0
> keys /var/ntp/keys
> logfile /var/log/ntp/ntpd.log
> driftfile /var/log/ntp/ntp.drift
> statsdir /var/log/ntp/
> statistics loopstats peerstats
> filegen loopstats file loopstats type day enable
> filegen peerstats file peerstats type day enable
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