[ntp:questions] Linux client ntp

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Mon Apr 16 14:27:44 UTC 2007

On 2007-04-15, David Woolley <david at djwhome.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Maybe because it works even if the server has more than one IP address, 
> but gives no more effective protection as only the nominated servers can
> set the time, anyway?

The nominated servers don't actually 'set the time'. ntpd polls those
servers and chooses one as the best time source.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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