[ntp:questions] Clarification Required about NTP
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 18.104.22.168 BOX2: IP 22.214.171.124
> Floating IP: 126.96.36.199
> 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 188.8.131.52 address.
> This way, you can configure a highly available IP that might actually be
> on multiple boxes.
And for NTP you should NOT use the Floating IP address for anything.
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