[ntp:questions] HP media vault and stratum-1's
lee._remove_this_1st_devlin at hp.com
Thu Dec 14 15:09:22 UTC 2006
"Marc Brett" <marc at fordson.demon.co.uk> wrote in message >>
>>"Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" <wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200612 at gmail.com> wrote in
>>> I thought companies agreed to stop doing this nonsense years ago.
> From the FAQ:
> "There is a lot of controversy about accessing public NTP StratumOne
> servers by
> client devices."
> Wrong. The controversy ended years ago, The rules of engagement are
> clear. Stratum 1 servers should be avoided by clients wherever possible.
I'll correct that. I did find at least one set of StratumOne servers
(those belonging to nist.gov) that do allow contact by end clients. They
even explain how to do it on their website.
> Still, why can't HP maintain its own NTP servers for its own products?
HP did host a StratumOne server under the hp.com domain at one time, but it
went offline for some reason. With the way that companies get purchased,
merged, re-organized, etc., it's probably a better policy to just use the
I'll get this fixed in the next firmware release.
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