[ntp:questions] Broadcast mode

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at burnicki.net
Wed Sep 14 10:46:51 UTC 2016

Martin Townsend wrote:
> Hi,
> Currently the network is completely isolated but I did hear rumours
> that the master device may in future have a dedicated link to a server
> that could potentially be running an NTP Server.  Not sure if this
> will ever happen but I will use stratum 5 just in case.  You say this
> is default so if I use "server" there is no need to have
> the fudge statement?

Yes, in this case the refclock with the type "local clock" will become
stratum 5, so the server is visible with stratum 6 on the network.


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