[ntp:questions] Clarification Required about NTP

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Fri Feb 6 20:09:11 UTC 2009


Todd Snyder wrote:
> Generally, I think that the 'floating ip' refers to a system like this:
> 
> BOX1: IP 1.1.1.1              BOX2: IP 1.1.1.2
>             Floating IP: 1.1.1.3
> 
> 
> The floating IP will be listened to by whichever box is active at the
> time.  If that box dies, the other box takes up the 1.1.1.3 address.
> This way, you can configure a highly available IP that might actually be
> on multiple boxes.
> 
> t. 

And for NTP you should NOT use the Floating IP address for anything.

Danny



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