[clug] Local NTP server?

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 07:47:00 GMT 2008

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 6:39 PM, Chris Smart <mail at christophersmart.com> wrote:
> Anyone got some tips on how to set up an NTP server for a local network?
> I've configured what I think looks right and tcpdump shows the server and
> client communicating, including the client date, server'd date and offset
> information - but nothing happens. Running ntpdate-debian [IP] just returns
> "no available server configuration found" or something along those lines..
> Any ideas? I just want to have one server which broadcasts the date to all
> other linux machines on the network.

Suggestion: Dump ntpd and go with openntpd, much much much easier for
a home network unless you happen to like to deal with the intricacies
of (the real) ntpd


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