[CentOS] Date drift and ntpd
warren at etr-usa.com
Thu Aug 12 21:51:39 UTC 2010
On 8/12/2010 3:43 PM, Jason Pyeron wrote:
> Okay, I only have one timeserver,
I meant that your on-site time server should be relying on only one
other outside time server, one stratum up.
> but the ntp clients cowardly refuse to use
> less than 3.
Only one server on a given LAN should be running ntpd. It's overkill
for every machine to keep themselves synced with such a complex and
fussy server. All the others should just call ntpdate or msntp every
hour or so as a cron job to keep their own time close to that of the LAN
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