[ntp:questions] Re: Freeware for NTP time synchronization under Windows?

David Woolley david at djwhome.demon.co.uk
Tue Oct 19 19:57:53 UTC 2004

In article <slrncna577.gm9.kostecke at stasis.kostecke.net>,
Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org> wrote:

> ntpd may not be the best solution for everyone. But there is no
> requirement that you have a static IP address to use it. With a bit of
> work you can use ntpd on systems with dynamic IP addresses, too.

Moreover, if you are using ADSL or cable ("always on") services, the
only reason that your IP address might change is because your ISP has
deliberately broken DHCP for commercial reasons (to allow them to
charge more to let you run servers).  For always on systems, DHCP 
should renew your leases so that the address never changes, and should
reserve it across reasonable amounts of disconnected time.

More information about the questions mailing list