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comment Why is NTP syncing to LOCAL rather than remote server?
Well, looks like I previously tried to lower the stratum of the 10.130.33.201 LOCAL server. Currently, it is set to 5, the client sees it as 6, but still prefers it's own LOCAL which has a stratum of 10. This configuration has been in place for days.
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comment Why is NTP syncing to LOCAL rather than remote server?
Thanks. I will check this out as soon as I can. Looks promising.
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comment Why is NTP syncing to LOCAL rather than remote server?
Not to be argumentative, but I seriously doubt that NTP is going to ignore a time server if it's more than one second off (1000ms)... If anyone has documentation to the contrary, please link.
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comment Why is NTP syncing to LOCAL rather than remote server?
Could you explain why the offset is too high? It's less than 1000s (way less) and there is no # sign. Also, I have verified the actual time on both systems, and they are about 4 seconds apart.
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comment Why is NTP syncing to LOCAL rather than remote server?
Thanks for the suggestions. There was a driftfile, but it was not being created so I removed to see what would happen. Removing the local line does make it sync with the server, so that's something. You say that ntpd will "quit synchronizing time after it fails to reach the remote server", but will it start again after the server is reached? I just want to be safe in the case of a temporary network interruption.
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comment Why is NTP syncing to LOCAL rather than remote server?
Does making the difference between the two strata(ums?) influence this at all? Would having the server lower than 9 help?
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comment Why is NTP syncing to LOCAL rather than remote server?
Ok, I thought that it had to be more than 1000s off before that was a problem, and then I thought that the server would be listed with a # sign? Is that not the case? Is "offset" in seconds or milliseconds?
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