[ntp:questions] client configuration: it's sufficient 3 servers ?

Brian Utterback brian.utterback at oracle.com
Fri May 24 13:37:18 UTC 2013

On 5/24/2013 5:27 AM, Rob wrote:
> claim that 2 servers is not good because they may have different
> time and you will not be able to tell which one is right, but in
> a correctly configured ntp server it will normally not happen that
> it serves wrong time without noticing it.

You are missing the point that it is not the case that two different 
servers may have different time, it is the case that they *will* have 
different time. The only question is by how much. Obviously, the closer 
together they are, the less the impact will be.

Brian Utterback

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