Setting up an NTP server
By default, ntpd-rs only acts as an ntp client, and doesn't serve time on any network interface. To enable nptd-rs as a server, the following can be added to the configuration:
0.0.0.0 to the ip address of that interface.
You can now configure a different machine to use your new server by adding to its configuration:
If you only want specific ip addresses to be able to access the server, you can configure a list of allowed clients through the allowlist mechanism. For this, edit the server configuration to look like:
Adding your server to the NTP pool
If your ntp server has a public IP address, you can consider making it available as part of the NTP pool. Please note that this can have significant long-term impact in terms of NTP traffic to that particular IP address. Please read the join instructions carefully before joining the pool.