[ntp:questions] General ntp architecture question

Evandro Menezes evandro at mailinator.com
Tue Aug 3 15:11:13 UTC 2010


On Aug 2, 7:37 am, konsu <konrad.azzopa... 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 there is no guarantee that the time served by hosts in the
pool is the correct time.

In addition to getting your own time server, you might also use
pool.ustiming.org, which, unlike the public pool, provides auditable
information regularly (see http://ustiming.org/foundation.html ).

HTH




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