[lug] NTP with a GPS

Gary Hodges Gary.Hodges at noaa.gov
Mon Apr 25 13:49:23 MDT 2011

On 04/25/2011 01:09 PM, Simos wrote:
> On Monday 25 April 2011 12:45:08 pm Gary Hodges wrote:
>> [snip]
>> Is anyone here able to verify or refute my assumption about using two
>> time servers?  Accuracy to within one second is more than sufficient for
>> my needs.
> Gary,
> In every NTP client configuration I have set up, I have used multiple NTP
> servers and I have always used the "prefer" directive in ntp.conf for the
> one that I consider the "best" (most accurate, most reliable, etc.) leaving
> the other servers for backup in case the preferred server is not available.
> See here for more:
> http://doc.ntp.org/3-5.93e/prefer.html

Thank you Simos.  That appears to be a good solution for my situation.

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