On Fri, 4 Jul 1997, Bret Watson wrote:
> i. fully utilise the voting system - find at least 6 NTP servers
> (secondaries or above) that are geographically distant - I use one in
> france, in in Switzerland, one in Aust, one in NZ and one in Japan.
This suggestion would also make your system fault-tolerant to time server
downtime due to differences both in domain and geography. It is also a
good idea to have at least two local NTP servers to accommodate local
server downtime with the two peering one another.
Neil D. Quiogue
IPhil Communications Network, Inc.
e-mail: neil @