11.0 with base ntpd daily leapfile problem

Matt Smith matt.xtaz at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 14:24:27 UTC 2016

On Oct 20 10:18, Ernie Luzar wrote:
>I think I need to file a bug report about this.
>What do I have to manually change in the script to fix this problem?

It isn't a problem. It's meant to do that. It launches whenever periodic 
daily launches which by default is 3am. As you can then see from the 
script it waits a random amount of seconds to "avoid dogpiling". This is 
so that everyones servers don't all suddenly try and fetch the same file 
at the same time causing a massive denial of service attack against the 
webserver. After the random amount of seconds has passed, it will fetch 
the file and exit.


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