[ntp:questions] local vs Windows Server 2003

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed May 12 18:31:06 UTC 2010

On 2010-05-12, Adrian Marsh <adrian.marsh at somwherelike.ubiquisys.com> wrote:

> It seems to be preferring LOCAL over a clock source.

The Undisciplined Local Clock (127.127.1.n), aka "LOCAL", should only be
used on ntpds which must be able to serve time to others even when its
real time sources are not reachable.

The Undisciplined Local Clock is not a "backup" for "clients".

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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