22.16.10. Configuring the Burst Option
burstoption against a public server is considered abuse. Do not use this option with public
NTPservers. Use it only for applications within your own organization.
To increase the average quality of time offset statistics, add the following option to the end of a server command:
At every poll interval, when the server responds, the system will send a burst of up to eight packets instead of the usual one packet. For use with the
servercommand to improve the average quality of the time-offset calculations.