[ntp:questions] Best practices for leaf nodes

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Thu Nov 29 01:05:50 UTC 2007




Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Can anyone point me to a document that describes best practices for a
> leaf node using SNTP to synchronize its local clock?  I am particularly
> interested in recommendations regarding how often to poll the server and
> how to behave if no answer is received.
> Note that I am not interested in using the full NTP protocol and
> algorithm - I just want to keep the local clock correct to within a
> second or so using as little code as possible.

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