[ntp:questions] Windows-ntp on a vps creates a bigger and bigger delay?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Wed Sep 3 06:51:36 UTC 2014

On 01/09/14 17:01, gooly wrote:
> I just installed ntp on my Win 7 pc where it runs perfectly the
> difference is around 0,5 sec.

500ms is very bad.

> Then I installed ntp on my 2008 R 2vps where the delay gets bigger and
> bigger, around 12 sec per 30 min ??

ntpd requires the basic drift rate of the platform to be somewhat less 
than 500 ppm and a good platform will have drift of less than 20 ppm 
with a variability of less than a couple of ppm.  6667 far exceeds this 
and you need to fix that problem before you try to run ntpd.

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