[ntp:questions] difference between sntp and ntp server
unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Mon Mar 31 16:48:34 UTC 2008
Peter Sprenger <ps at colognechip.com> writes:
>a simple question: Is there a difference between a ntp server and a sntp
>server? I studied the RFC's, but found no evidence, that for the server
>side there are differences.
An SNTP server MUST get its time from a local hardware clock only (I
include radio clocks in that). An NTP
server can use that, or can use other NTP servers to get its time from.
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