[ntp:questions] Meinberg NTP Software--Time Accuracy
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Jun 23 23:38:22 UTC 2009
David Woolley wrote:
> W. eWatson wrote:
>> I would guess that possible server locations can be found in a list
>> like <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/262680>, which shows NIST
>> servers, and
> I wouldn't rely on anything from Microsoft. At best they are intended
> for w32time updating every few days.
>> Level One Servers. The site refers to other lists, one from the Naval
> You haven't made a valid case for using stratum one servers. Start with
> the official list of stratum 2 ones, or use the pool, as others have
> However, first, if in an organisation, try:
> ntp.yourdomain, ntp1.yourdomain, ntp2.yourdomain....
> Next, if you have a competent ISP, try:
> ntp.yourisp, ntp1.yourisp, ntp2.yourisp.....
> ISP's often don't announce these, because their marketing people think
> it too boring and too scary for the average customer.
And some, like Comcast, do not seem to have such a thing. I went so far
as to ask customer service a few years ago and was told "We don't have
any!" A quick check a couple of minutes ago returns "unknown host
ntp.comcast.net" and suggests that they still don't have any.
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