[ntp:questions] General ntp architecture question

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Mon Aug 2 15:31:19 UTC 2010


On 2010-08-02, konsu <konrad.azzopardi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your answers. Actually I do not know what are the criteria
> to consider in deciding time requirements. This is a bank , we will
> deploy VOIP soon and we have some dealers connected to reuters
> network  {I am checking whether they have their own time sync}....so
> for the rest, I do not see any reason why synchronization to the
> internet would be an issue.

BEcause financial transactions are often time sensitive. It would be
embarassing if your clocks were 7 hours off, and some crooks knew this.
I suspect you could be thoroughly defrauded if that were the case. 

>
> tnx
> konrad




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