[ntp:questions] synchronization distance

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Sun Dec 5 11:18:24 UTC 2010

"Rob" <nomail at example.com> wrote in message
> Why would you want to use a NTPv4 reference implementation on a 
> Microsoft
> system?

1 - so that all systems interwork correctly with other servers and 
networking kit.

2 - so that your management tools are consistent throughout the 
organisation, minimising training and overheads.

3 - so that you can monitor the systems more easily.  Simple command-line 
tools such as "ntpq" may not be available for the non-reference 


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