[ntp:questions] Re: Architecture / best practice for small/medium company setups

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Sat Jul 1 19:26:00 UTC 2006

>>> In article <44a66f65$0$31643$e4fe514c at news.xs4all.nl>, "Maarten Wiltink" <maarten at kittensandcats.net> writes:

Maarten> Note that even while a peer cluster is descending into a spiral,
Maarten> one is in no worse a situation than letting all clients coast by
Maarten> themselves.

The problem is that if all clients coast by themselves and if one is using
NFS or Kerberos or wants to match log entries or ... then there can be

If this is not an issue at a site, then it's probably not needed.

I frequently run NFS so I want all my machines to agree on time if, for
example, I lose internet connectivity (which at one site, used to happen
fairly often).


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