colm at tuatha.org
Fri Jan 18 11:42:56 GMT 2002
On Fri 18 Jan 2002 11:38, Mark Kilmartin wrote:
> The clients on the network won't use it to sync saying it is a
> stratum 16 server.
That's odd; I've had no problems with the Debian NTP server; but I
have it set up slightly differently - my server syncs with some S1s
and S2s, and broadcasts to the local network.
On the server, I have in /etc/ntp.conf:
(where 10.255.255.255 is the internal net's broadcast address, of
On the Linux clients, /etc/ntp.conf is:
... and this works. There's also a nice NTP broadcast client for
windows NT and 2000 called K9, which also works well with this scheme.
A possibility is that your clients and server are trying to negotiate
NTP authentication and failing - either set up auth properly or put in
"disable auth" as above.
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