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Understanding ntpq output (Network Time Protocol)

# ntpq -p

remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset  jitter

==============================================================================
*10.10.130.10    .CDMA.           1 u   33   64   37   19.507    2.887   1.786
+422224.s.dediku 129.6.15.30      2 u   26   64   37   68.632    1.380   1.259
+li648-57.member 193.190.230.65   2 u   27   64   37   10.342    1.302   1.024
-time01.muskegon 209.51.161.238   2 u   24   64   37   68.533   -4.899   0.843
+xen1.rack911.co 66.228.59.187    3 u   22   64   37   15.318    1.817   0.314

Columns Defined:
remote: peers speficified in the ntp.conf file
* = current time source
# = source selected, distance exceeds maximum value
o = source selected, Pulse Per Second (PPS) used
+ = source selected, included in final set
x = source false ticker
. = source selected from end of candidate list
– = source discarded by cluster algorithm
blank = source discarded high stratum, failed sanity

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