[ntp:questions] Meinberg NTP Software--Time Accuracy

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Fri Jun 26 21:03:28 UTC 2009

Rob wrote:
> Rick Jones <rick.jones2 at hp.com> wrote:
>> Rob <nomail at example.com> wrote:
>>> This is no longer required.  You can just use pool.ntp.org or
>>> 0.pool.ntp.org and the DNS servers for the pool will automatically
>>> determine which servers are closest to you.
>> Is that by geography, hop count or ICMP echo RTT?
> By geography, just like the zones that were mentioned in the post above.
> However, they are more fine-grained, especially when compared with
> large zones like us or eu.

How are you going to know the geography. DNS clients does not supply
that information even if they knew it and it's certainly not part of the
DNS protocol.


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