[nSLUG] Time services

Bill Davidson bdavidso at supercity.ns.ca
Wed Mar 19 14:20:07 AST 2003


Hi:

That reminds me of something that I was looking into a while ago.  There is a 
machine whose clock I want to sync with some linux boxen on a LAN, but it 
only speaks sntp.  Will ntpd answer sntp queries?  Is there another time 
server I can run on a linux box to act as a sntp server?

On March 19, 2003 12:30 pm, you wrote:
> Hello!
>
> I'm beginning to worry about providing time services to a network.
> Being a man of low-powered computing (at present I have a Sparc10 and a
> 486-33, both running RH6.x) I'm finding timed on the systems, but when
> I look elsewhere folks haven't heard/don't have such a thing (e.g.
> RH7.1 and above). Timed seems to fit my needs, but in a longer time
> frame, I'm concerned that it doesn't exist.
>
> Any comments/opinions on the whole issue of time services?
>
> Rick Wightman
>
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