[ntp:questions] Number of Stratum 1 & Stratum 2 Peers

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Dec 4 19:42:39 UTC 2014

On 04/12/2014 11:53, Rob wrote:
> In practice this problem does not occur when you use only your own
> servers that you monitor and trust, and it confuses people that
> want to setup NTP on their company network.
> They get sent away with "you need to configure and maintain 4 servers
> or better even more".  When the servers either are synced correctly
> or are down, this is not required.

These days, perhaps the best simple advice is to encourage the use of 
the "pool" directive and let NTP choose as many servers as it thinks are 

Yes, I did say "simple advice".

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