[ntp:questions] difference between sntp and ntp server

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Mar 31 17:31:58 UTC 2008

Peter Sprenger wrote:
> Hello,
> a simple question: Is there a difference between a ntp server and a sntp 
> server? I studied the RFC's, but found no evidence, that for the server 
> side there are differences.

 From a client's perspective there is no difference and you should not 
be able to detect a difference. For the actual difference in the server 
and its behavior you should read the NTPv4 draft: 


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