Re: ntp problem in broadcastclients
- Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:27:04 +0200
- From: john doe <johndoe65534@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: ntp problem in broadcastclients
On 10/24/2018 2:44 PM, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 08:22:49AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> I has this machine running ntp normally, and set to broadcast on the
>> $local/24 network.
> I've never used NTP in "broadcast" mode.
> If it were me, I would simply use the normal configuration in which
> each client system has the NTP server's hostname or IP address in
> the /etc/ntp.conf file. If it turns out this "broadcast" thing
> is the problem, then I'm not the right person to help.
>> Any clues of what else to check/change?
> Well, the obvious starting point would be "ntpq -p" on each system.
> This is the new version of "ntptrace" which apparently has been
> deprecated in order to make everyone's life harder.
> In addition to that, check the logs. If these are wheezy boxes (or
> older) then you want /var/log/daemon.log*. If they're systemd boxes,
> then you want (as root) journalctl -u ntp.
In addition to the above, I would look at any kind of restriction
(FW...) between the clients and the server.