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Old 01-30-2004, 12:29 PM   #1
triley
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Help with ntp


Please help! I'm trying to set up an ntp server on a RH 9 box. Everytime I run /usr/sbin/ntpdate x.x.x.x, I receive the following error. "No server suitable for synchronization." I've read the HOW-TOs and can't find anything wrong. I've also cleared my iptables with iptables -F. I'm new to setting up an ntp server so I'm sure there's something easy that I've overlooked. Below are my /etc/ntp.conf configs on both my server and client.

Server

restrict default ignore

restrict x.x.x.x mask 255.255.255.255 nomodify notrap noquery

restrict 127.0.0.1

server x.x.x.x

server 127.127.1.0

fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 10

driftfile /etc/ntp/drift

broadcastdelay 0.008

authenticate yes

keys /etc/ntp/keys

Client

server x.x.x.x

driftfile /etc/ntp/drift

broadcastdelay 0.008

authenticate yes

keys /etc/ntp/keys
 
Old 01-30-2004, 12:47 PM   #2
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You should be using the ntpd to update your time, as well as broadcast the time if you wish to act as a server. My ntp.conf looks like this (keep in mind I don't run ntpd as a server for others to use):

Code:
restrict 127.0.0.1
fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 3
server time.cachenetworks.com
server ntp.ourconcord.net
server ntp-0.cso.uiuc.edu
driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
logfile /var/log/ntp.log
When I run ntpq -p I can see that it is talking to those three servers and updating.
 
  


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