[Pool] any difference between the NTP pool vendor zones?

Joseph B josephb at f-m.fm
Sat May 23 01:29:36 UTC 2015


> Am I correct in guessing that setting up my ntp.conf file one or the
> other of these zones will result in the same behavior on my client?  (In

Yes.

> Similarly, is N.<vendor_zone>.pool.ntp.org actually equivalent to
> N.pool.ntp.org, from the client's point of view?

Yes.

The vendor zones were brought in to allow better control of traffic in
the event that a vendor (or something they released) started causing
widespread impact on the pool.

Cheers,

Joseph


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