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RRRK
Occasional Advisor

NTP server configuration

HI mates ,

 

We configured NTP local server which has to sync with nother remote(delhi) server ,we are getting the below message please assist us ,

 

#/sbin/init.d/xntpd stop

#/sbin/init.d/xntpd start

********no server suitable for synchronization

 

and #traceroute Server is ok

#tail -f /var/adm/syslog/syslog.log

 

***:***: telnetd(16007): getpid: peer died:connection refused

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Bill Hassell
Honored Contributor

Re: NTP server configuration

The first message:

 

#/sbin/init.d/xntpd start

********no server suitable for synchronization

 

means that the server specified in the file /etc/rc.config.d/netdaemons for your startup NTP server is not reachable or port 123 on your firewall is blocked. The test:

 

#traceroute Server is ok

 

indicates that the server can be ping'ed but that is all it reports.

 

This message:

... telnetd(16007): getpid: peer died:connection refused

 

is not related to the NTP problem. Before you specify an NTP server, be sure that you test it with ntpq like this:

 

ntpq -p pool.ntp.org

 

If ntpq cannot reach this system, port 123 is blocked and you cannot use NTP until your network administrator opens port 123, or as an alternative, establishes a local NTP server within your firewall. Then your NTP server will be local to your network.

 

For information about the NTP pool project, go to:

 

pool.ntp.org



Bill Hassell, sysadmin
RRRK
Occasional Advisor
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Re: NTP server configuration

Hi Bill ,

 

Thanks a lot ,its working now .

 

RK