[time-nuts] Checking Time difference between PCs

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Fri May 24 21:45:10 EDT 2013

> I wonder if anyone has suggestions as to how to check the timing variations
> between two PCs that are running windows. 

If you are running ntpd, you can turn on logging for rawstats.  That will 
write a line to the log file for the client end of a client-server exchange, 
aka when the response to a request-response pair gets back to the client.  
Each line will have 4 time stamps.  With a bit of arithmetic you can compute 
the offset.  (I'll say more if anybody wants.)

Note that a server is also a client, so you can use any "server" to monitor 
several/many other systems.  If you don't want those systems to contribute to 
your time, turn on noselect.  You can also set minpoll/maxpoll to get more or 
less data.

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