[ntp:questions] help for Ntp architecture

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Tue Jul 9 22:54:04 UTC 2013

David Woolley writes:
> On 09/07/13 19:09, Charles Swiger wrote:
>> You might (and probably should) configure your stratum-1 servers to
>> be peers of each other.  That way, they will continue to keep good
>> time even if their reference clock goes away, and they will provide
>> time to your clients as stratum-2 rather than stratum-12.
> I'm not convinced peers work this way.

Based on what was described, I would expect an S1 box with an attached
refclock that peers with other S1 boxes would become an S2 if its
attached refclock would go away.

But perhaps I'm missing something.

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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