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Re: pool.ntp.org NTP servers

  • From: Curtis Maurand
  • Date: Thu Jun 05 11:41:26 2003


ns1.mainelinesys.com

Curtis

On Sun, 1 Jun 2003, wayne wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> This seems like a good time to put in a plug for the pool.ntp.org NTP
> servers.  This is collection of public ntp servers provided by
> individuals and ISP's placed in a round-robin DNS system.  The goal is
> to provide the general public with a list of NTP servers that they can
> use without abusing the stratum 1 servers.
> 
> 
> If you can provide an NTP server to the pool, it would be greatly
> appreciated.  The bandwidth and CPU usage of an NTP server is quite
> low so you can easily provide NTP services to hundreds or even
> thousands of users.  
> 
> If you create default NTP setups and you don't have good default NTP
> servers to use, feel free to use pool.ntp.org for one or more of your
> NTP sources.  (You should have at least 3 NTP sources, although using
> more than three doesn't usually help much.)
> 
> 
> For more information, see:
> 
> http://fortytwo.ch/time/
> 
> 
> -wayne
> 
> 

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Curtis Maurand
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http://www.maurand.com






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