[ntp:questions] Re: server-selection interval

David Magda dmagda+trace050112 at ee.ryerson.ca
Tue Mar 15 14:40:33 UTC 2005

folkert at vanheusden.com (Folkert van Heusden) writes:

> How often will ntp select a new time-server to fetch its time from?

The standard NTP distribution is told which time servers to use in a
configuration file: it uses those and only those (under the
restriction of the NTP algorithm).

There is no dynamic 'time-server-getting' involved.

David Magda <dmagda at ee.ryerson.ca>, http://www.magda.ca/
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