[ntp:questions] help for Ntp architecture

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Wed Jul 10 08:21:16 UTC 2013

On 09/07/13 23:54, Harlan Stenn wrote:
> 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.
But what happens when all of the S1 boxes lose their reference clocks?

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