[ntp:questions] Re: NTP Pool rules vs. four-server advice
tim at mail.localhost.invalid
Tue Dec 20 12:05:08 UTC 2005
On Tue, 20 Dec 2005 11:43:58 +0100, Adrian von Bidder sent:
> Btw, the .pool DNS names are far from useless, because if you add
> server pool.ntp.org
> server 0.pool.ntp.org
> server 1.pool.ntp.org
> server 2.pool.ntp.org
> you get four servers and you're guaranteed that they'll not overlap (if
> Bjorn still uses my script to generate the DNS zone, that is.)
I noticed that with at least some pool.ntp.org sub-domains, the
un-numbered sub-domain was the same as one of the number-prefixed
In fact, just testing now, all of the au ones are the same
as each other. So if I'd tried to get four servers using:
I'd have used 220.127.116.11 in all four cases (only getting one server).
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