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NTPDC(8)										 NTPDC(8)

       ntpdc - monitor operation of ntp daemon

       ntpdc [-n] [-v] hosts...

       ntpdc sends an INFO_QUERY packet to an ntp daemon running on the given hosts.  Each daemon
       responds with information about each of its peers, which ntpdc  formats	on  the  standard

       Normally,  the  name of the responding host and its peers are printed.  The -n switch dis-
       ables this, printing only internet addresses.

       Default is a terse, table-style report.	The -t switch generates an alternate form of  the
       terse report.  The -v switch generates a verbose report.

       A typical terse report looks like:

	  (rem)  Address   (lcl)      Strat Poll Reach	  Delay   Offset    Disp
       -umd1	 1   64  266	   3.0	  -65.0      0.0
       *DCN1.ARPA	 1  256  332	 155.0	   -4.0      0.0	 2   64  367	 -16.0	  -61.0      0.0
	idunno.Princeto	  3   64  252	   60.0    -53.0      0.0
	leo	    2	64  275       4.0   -273.0   1536.2

       The alternate form is only slightly different; it looks like:

	   Address	Reference     Strat Poll Reach	  Delay   Offset    Disp
       -umd1	       WWVB		 1   64  266	   3.0	  -65.0      0.0
       *DCN1.ARPA      WWVB		 1  256  332	 155.0	   -4.0      0.0   umd1		 2   64  367	 -16.0	  -61.0      0.0
	idunno.Prince trantor		3   64	252	 60.0	 -53.0	    0.0
	leo	  umd1		    2	64  275       4.0   -273.0   1536.2

       Fields are interpreted as follows:

       - or *:
	      The  -  mark  indicates  a pre-configured peer (mentioned in ntp.conf).  the * mark
	      shows which pre-configured peer (if any) is currently being used	for  synchroniza-

       (rem) address:
	      The remote host name or internet address of a peer.

       (lcl) address:
	      The "local" host as specified as an argument to ntpdc.

	      The reference time source being used for synchronization by the peer.

       Strat: The stratum level of the peer (as perceived by the local host).

       Poll:  Current polling interval in seconds for this peer.

       Reach: Octal  value  of a shift register indicating which responses were received from the
	      previous 8 polls to this peer (see RFC-????).

       Delay: Round-trip delay in milliseconds for this peer as of the latest poll.

       Disp:  Current value of dispersion (see RFC-????) in milliseconds for this peer.

       When the -v flag is given a series of verbose reports are presented.  A typical one  looks
       like this:

       Neighbor address port:123  local address
       Reach: 0376 stratum: 1 poll int(HPI): 10 precision: -10
       Sync distance: 0 disp: 0.014000 flags: 0 leap: 0
       Reference clock ID: WWV	timestamp: a7c2832e.6f9d0000
       Poll int(MPI): 10 threshold: 1024 timer: 1024 send: 266 received: 192 samples: 9
       Delay(ms)  1144.00 1296.00 1118.00 1115.00 1225.00 1129.00 1086.00 1087.00
       Offset(ms)   19.00   92.00  -17.00   12.00   41.00    4.00   -1.00  -14.00

	    delay: 1086.000000 offset: -1.000000 dsp 0.014000

       Fields are interpreted as follows:

       Neighbor address...:
	      The address and port number of this neighbor, followed by the local address.

       Reach: nn
	      Reachability in response to last 8 polls (octal value of shift register)

       stratum: n
	      Stratum level.

       poll interval: time

       precision: nn
	      The precision of this clock, given in seconds as a power of 2.  e.g A clock derived
	      from the power line frequency (60 Hz) has a precision of 1/60 second  (about  2^-6)
	      and would be indicated by a precision of -6.

       Syn distance: 0
	      Synchronizing distance.  Always zero in the current implementation.

       disp: nn

       flags: nn

       leap: flag
	      The  leap second indicator.  Non-zero if there is to be a leap second added or sub-
	      tracted at the new year.

       Reference clock ID: [address]

       timestamp: nn

       Poll interval: time

       threshold: nn

       timer: nn

       send: nn
	      The number of ntp packets sent to this neighbor.

       received: nn
	      The number of ntp packets received from this neighbor.

       samples: nn

       Delay and Offset
	      The round-trip delay and clock offset for the last eight ntp packet exchanges.   If
	      there are fewer than eight valid samples, the delay field will be zero.

       delay: avg-delay offset: avg-offset dsp ???
	      Average  delay,  offset,	and  dispersion calculated from the above samples.  Mean-

       Probably a few.	Report bugs to Louis A. Mamakos (

       RFC-???? Network Time Protocol(1), Dave Mills and ...
       ntpd(8), ntp(8)

					  10 March 1989 				 NTPDC(8)
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