[ntp:questions] a few questions about broadcast

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sun Oct 23 19:05:37 UTC 2005

At 10:49 AM -0700 2005-10-23, vrkid0 at gmail.com wrote:

>  I want to move my subnet from using unicast to using broadcast. The
>  current setup is as follows: 2 local servers poll (unicast) from 2
>  external (on the internet) servers at stratum 2 (making my 2 local
>  servers stratum 3). All the other systems poll from the 2 local servers
>  and peer with each other (making them stratum 4).

especially section 5.3.3 -- having two upstream time servers is the 
worst possible configuration.  Before you do anything else, you need 
to fix this.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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