[ntp:questions] NTP.ORG MEINBERG KEEP TIME ACCURATE to 10MS

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Wed Nov 14 11:25:59 UTC 2012


David Taylor wrote:

> 
> The secret has been to make a tight connection between the Windows PCs 
> and the "best available" stratum-1 server by fixing the polling at 32 
> seconds.  In your case, this may correspond to a line like:
> 
>  server 10.1.126.204 iburst minpoll 5 maxpoll 5
> 

Especially if the stratum one server isn't local, setting a low maxpoll 
will cause the time to track propagation asymmetries in your network 
connection.  You will get low offset, but relatively large time errors, 
which could easily exceed the offsets.



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