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RE: pool.ntp.org NTP servers

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Sat Jun 07 18:23:39 2003

On Sat, 7 Jun 2003, Ejay Hire wrote:
> I was thinking about the not the closest-server problem today, and
> realized this is a good application for BGP-DNS
> http://www.enyo.de/fw/software/bgpdns/  Making it possible to look at
> the reqeustor's network location and retrun the "closest" servers.

Because NTP is a UDP application, Anycast may be a more appropriate
solution for finding a "close" NTP clock. Of course, if your network is
multicast enable, NTP already supports multicast.






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