[ntp:questions] NTP seems unsuitable for this application... what do you think?

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Dec 2 15:01:21 UTC 2004


At 4:48 PM -0500 2004-12-01, John Seal wrote:

>  We configured both of the special GPS hosts as servers, with their
>  local processor clocks as the reference (127.127.1.0), as peers of
>  each other, and using authentication keys.

	Two servers is the worst possible configuration.  See 
<https://ntp.isc.org/bin/view/Support/SelectingOffsiteNTPServers#Section_4.3.3.>.

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