[ntp:questions] Is there a document that describes the recommandation for configuring ntp ?
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Wed Feb 13 11:40:34 UTC 2008
Thierry MARTIN wrote:
> Hi all,
> Many of you kindly answered my previous questions, thanks a lot for that.
> Now I realise that I got a lot of "tips", that might be included in a
> "recommandations" doc.
> So my quesiton becomes:
> Is there a document that describes the recommandation for configuring ntp?
The best place to look is the NTP support wiki at
which covers many aspects of NTP configuration.
> I mean -for instance-, it seems that "everybody" here knows that a
> configuration with only two ntp sources should be avoided; so is there a
> doc where I can find this kind of information?
This particular topic is covered at
That section also teaches why even 3 time sources may not be appropriate,
and using at least 4 is a better choice.
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