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

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Sat Dec 6 04:35:40 UTC 2014


On 2014-12-05, David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> On 05/12/2014 13:15, Martin Burnicki wrote:
> []
>> You may run into problems if your WAN connection has asymmetric delays,
>> and thus to 2 servers on the WAN *seem* to have the same offset which
>> differs from the offset provided by the 2 servers on the local network.
>>
>> Martin
>
> Yes, I can see what you mean, but it was never a problem in practice. 
> Likely these would be just for general office PCs, where the nearest 
> minute would be good enough, let alone the nearest second!  If something 
> better was needed more care would be taken.

If you do not care about the time, you can do anything you want. I had
the idea that this was about people who do care that their systems have
the correct time. 

>



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