[time] NTP authoritative US Government time sources

Chuck chuck
Thu Oct 2 16:03:46 UTC 2008


On Thursday 02 October 2008, Kevin Stevens wrote:
> 

Isn't http://www.nist.gov also a US Government time source? They have a list 
of ACT time servers they have placed around the country.


> On Sep 30, 2008, at 9:50 AM, Irene Reed wrote:
> 
> > I have been using the us.pool.ntp.org sources, but am required to  
> > use an authoritative US Government time source.  Does the pool I am  
> > using qualify or can you point me to time servers that do?  Thanks  
> > in advance.
> >
> > Irene Reed
> > Unix Adminstrator
> > Job Corps Data Center
> > 1627 Woodland Avenue
> > Austin, TX  78741
> > 1.888.886.1303 x 7201
> 
> No, it doesn't.  Here's one location for authoritative time from the  
> Navy:  http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/ntp.html.  I believe the Air Force  
> has a service as well.  However, there should be some overriding Job  
> Corps operations guide that gives you more specific direction, I'd  
> think.
> 
> KeS



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Chuck



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