[ntp:questions] Re: asyncronous path between "time client" andntp server

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Mon Oct 10 21:48:52 UTC 2005


"Maarten Wiltink" <maarten at kittensandcats.net> wrote in message
news:434adf9a$0$11077$e4fe514c at news.xs4all.nl...
[...]
> The 0., 1., and 2. subrecords were added to assist people _with
> poor DNS resolvers_ in getting one better than that. One better,
> not two. You would configure three random servers to guard against
> the chance that you accidentally got the same one twice. You don't
> do it for better time.

A sentence is missing from that. "You would configure two servers
to guard against one of them going away altogether." Insert wherever
you like.

Groetjes,
Maarten Wiltink





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