[ntp:questions] Re: Announcement: Australian NTP servers

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Nov 2 00:53:04 UTC 2004


I reccomend national primary time servers NOT join the pool unless there 
is a way to confirm that the operator's conditions of access are 
communicated and verified.


CBee wrote:
> Michael Wouters wrote:
>> The National Measurement Institute of Australia runs stratum 1
>> NTP servers located in Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Perth and Sydney. Each
>> of the servers is referenced to UTC(Australia), the Australian legal 
>> reference
>> for time of day.
>> These servers were formerly run by the CSIRO National Measurement 
>> Laboratory,
>> which on the 1st July, 2004, became part of the new National Measurement
>> Institute (www.measurement.gov.au).
>> The servers are available for public use but by prior arrangement 
>> only. Intending
>> users should contact
>>   time at measurement.gov.au
>> and supply the static IP(s) from which they will be accessing our 
>> servers and
>> contact details for network administration. Only authorized clients will
>> receive a response from our servers.
>> For further information, please contact
>>     time at measurement.gov.au
>> The Time and Frequency Section
>> National Measurement Institute, Australia
> It would be nice if services like this join the pool.ntp.org.
> Correct me if I'm wrong but for Austraila it would be au.pool.ntp.org.
> CBee

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