[ntp:questions] Re: should I make my servers peers to each other

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Thu Oct 27 21:03:28 UTC 2005

On 2005-10-27, Richard B. Gilbert <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Bob Kryger wrote:

>>Question: Should I, does it make sense to have my two servers peer to
>>each other?
> Configuring a client with two servers is the worst possible
> configuration

Only if you don't control both of the time servers.

>when the two servers disagree, as they almost inevitably will, the
>client has no basis on which to make a choice.

While this is true in the absolute, in practice you need to consider the
requirements of the application.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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