[ntp:questions] notrust alternative?

Hal Murray hmurray at suespammers.org
Tue Nov 7 00:45:28 UTC 2006


>But how can the relationship be symmetric if the strata are different? 
>If a stratum 2 and a stratum 3 server peered, the stratum 3 could get 
>time from the stratum 2 but the stratum 2 would never take time from the 
>stratum 3!  I suppose there could be situations where the stratum of one 
>or both was variable. . . .

The stratum of a server isn't fixed.  It changes as network links
break, servers come and go, or recursively as the stratum of a
server/peer changes.

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