[ntp:questions] ntp.conf true and prefer option for server command

Marco Marongiu brontolinux at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 14:27:28 UTC 2015

On 12/11/15 06:49, Tiwari, Dilip (Nokia - IN/Bangalore) wrote:
> As per my understanding if true option is used with it, it'll escape/survive select and cluster algorithm, and will always be selected as preferred server.
> I used server command this way: server -4 <server IP>  true iburst minpoll 4 maxpoll 6

I never used "true" but I would guess that with it you are just ensuring
that it always makes it through the selection algorithm, that it is
never discarded. That doesn't guarantee that it will be selected though:
if it's not good enough, another one will still be selected.

That said, please ensure you have my words confirmed by someone more

-- bronto

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