[ntp:questions] Re: New to NTP

Ian Gibbons ian at BEYONDmywits-end.co.uk
Tue Sep 9 12:48:04 UTC 2003

> Recollecting that your situation is a gateway machine to be
> synced to your ISP and all others to it, use this on the
> gateway:
> server ntp.isp.net
> server
> fudge stratum 10
> and this on the clients:
> server ntp.local.net
> * If you'd like some extra redundancy on the gateway, add two or
> three pool.ntp.org servers (and prefer the ISP NTP server [would
> this work? I'm not even sure]). Don't do this on the leaf nodes.
> * If this doesn't give you drift files, add a line "driftfile
> <path>".
> * This setup doesn't give you authentication. If you want that,
> be prepared to RTFM and try things and check that they work. A lot.
> Groetjes,
> Maarten Wiltink

Cheers Maarten. I'll go play :p

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