ntpd not adjusting the clock?

Zbigniew Szalbot zbyszek at szalbot.homedns.org
Wed Oct 18 08:25:41 UTC 2006


On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, Matthew Seaman wrote:

>>> restrict default ignore
>>> driftfile /var/db/ntp.drift

> That means that anyone can connect to your NTP daemon and poll it for time
> service or use ntpdc to muck around with your configuration.  It's better
> to use at minimum:
>    restrict default nopeer nomodify
>    restrict localhost

I did that - thank you. That was my purpose in using restrict but I must 
have misunderstood the handbook in that respect. Anyway, I restarted ntpd 
and as of now the 40 second differance is down to about 10 seconds so 
it is working. Thank you very much!

Zbigniew Szalbot

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