[ntp:questions] Suitable ntp.conf for public NTP server?
david at djwhome.demon.co.uk
Sun Oct 29 08:53:09 UTC 2006
In article <LZSdnVUGeNWTw9nYnZ2dnUVZ_s2dnZ2d at comcast.com>,
Dennis Hilberg Jr <dhilberg at comcast.net> wrote:
> It works great. So if/when my IP address changes, all I would have to do is
> update the A record in my web's DNS configs. Which I think would be easier
ntpd never re-resolves domain names, so any servers which change address
are lost until the next reboot.
Also, as a correctly operated system would not change IP addresses except
after extended downtime, it is generally assumed that these IP address
changes are the result of a deliberate policy to frustrate the operation
of servers. It may just be that you are currently operating under
circumstances where that policy isn't working well.
> server time-nw.nist.gov iburst # Microsoft Corporation,
> Redmond, WA
I know this one is aliased as the Microsoft one, but is it really run by
Microsoft, or do they just pay NIST to be able to use it in Windows?
>From what I've read, all the NIST servers are overloaded to the point
where they are not the best choice and this one may well be particularly
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