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I usually use time.nist.gov.

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Darius Jahandarie <djahandarie at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 3:15 PM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:
> > For small players, less than 4 sites, typically just use the NTP
> > pool servers, configuring 4 per box minimum.  If you want the same
> > protection I just outlined in the paragraph before, make 4 of your
> > servers talk to the outside world, and make everything else talk
> > to those.  Want to give back to the community?  Get a GPS/CDMA/Whatever
>
> Choosing the first four servers is usually pretty straightforward:
> *.CC.pool.ntp.org
>
> But beyond that, I'm honestly rather curious what server selections
> are a good idea. A first thought would be an adjacent country, but
> maybe there is a benefit to picking things outside of the pool.ntp.org
> selection entirely?
>
> I see that Jared used *.fedora.pool.ntp.org -- I wonder if there was a
> specific reason for that or if my questions are even worth thinking
> about at all :-).
>
>
> Happy to hear thoughts.
>
> --
> Darius Jahandarie
>
>


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