[ntp:questions] Number of Stratum 1 & Stratum 2 Peers
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Dec 9 07:55:22 UTC 2014
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> I would have thought the WAN's additional delay,
> and increased jitter (as compared to the LAN)
> would have mattered more in the cluster algorithm,
> causing the internet servers to be tagged as outliers,
> if they were not close enough to make it into the cluster.
> Was the dispersion from the LAN servers higher than the
> internet servers, due to auto increasing poll times?
I would have thought that as well, but before I ran my own stratum-1
servers I was often surprised at the choices made by NTP - distant
servers with more jitter being preferred over local ones. Almost as if
the value of jitter/offset was being minimised. But this was some years
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