NTP question

Harald Schmalzbauer h at schmalzbauer.de
Thu Nov 13 09:04:36 PST 2003

On Thursday 13 November 2003 17:52, Ronnie Clark wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have an NTP question that I hope someone can help me
> with. I have built two NTP servers on FreeBSD 4.8 and
> updated to STABLE. When they were being built and
> tested, they were on the same subnet, and were able to
> synch time just fine. Now they are in production, and
> on seperate networks, one server continues to display
> stratum 0.
> If I kill the xntp daemon, then run ntpdate to the ip
> address of the other server, it tells me there is no
> server suitable for synchronization. Any ideas as to
> how to fix this?

Maybe name resolution problem in ntp.conf?
You say you did a ntpdate to IP. Keep in mind that ntpd on machine IP has to 
settle down to synchronize with other ntp-servers listed in ntp.conf. Just 
wait a view minutes (you can use ntpdc and the command "peers" to check)


> Thanks,
> Ron Clark
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