[ntp:questions] Windows time question.

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Apr 21 18:15:18 UTC 2011

"Rob" <nomail at example.com> wrote in message 
news:slrnir0m6v.e7e.nomail at xs8.xs4all.nl...
> I don't know how the "pool" functionality in ntpd works, it is not
> available in the version I use.

Thanks, Rob.  Perhaps there is a page somewhere....?

> I only know that the pool has introduced a location-aware DNS some time
> ago, and that the documentation is not really uptodate.  The paragraph
> in question still assumes that pool.ntp.org returns random servers from
> all over the world.  It no longer does that.
> When I do a lookup of pool.ntp.org I get three addresses returned that
> are local to me.  How many server entries that will give with ntpd
> I don't know.

I hope that the pool folk will be able to update their page in due 
course - likely documentation isn't the top priority!


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