information needed on Step/Slew
I wanted to know what exactly Step/Slew mean in NTP . Whenever NTP clock
steps, does it do incrementally means does it change the time at one go . Is
the incremental change in time is applicable in all cases of NTP, or there
are some exceptions for this .
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Re: information needed on Step/Slew
In article <3BE48DD0EC7D3948BC183931D9150C210438794E@ii0015exch001u.iprc.lucent.com>,
[email]firstname.lastname@example.org[/email] (P B, Suhas Suhas) wrote:
> I wanted to know what exactly Step/Slew mean in NTP . Whenever NTP clock
> steps, does it do incrementally means does it change the time at one go . Is[/color]
In one *step*. However, there is a delay of many minutes before this to
confirm that the step is really necessary. It's essentially considered
error recovery, which is why it is probably a bad idea for you to make
it more common by reducing the step threshold.