ntpd config tech note redux

Petri Helenius pete at he.iki.fi
Fri May 21 04:56:21 UTC 2004

Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

>I'll add my .02 currency units: if you can, make one of your ntp peers
>XX.pool.ntp.org, where XX is your country code.  Obviously, not all 
>values of XX work -- among the surprising failures are il.pool.ntp.org,
>jp.pool.ntp.org, and kr.pool.ntp.org -- but it's worth looking for your
>country or a neighboring one.  This will give you a selection among 
>many different choices, if you aren't concerned with picking a specific 
>one (say, for security reasons).
I seem to get always the same answer, even from the authorative servers 
of the zone;

ntp.pool.org.           2H IN CNAME     sd3.mailbank.com.
sd3.mailbank.com.       30M IN A


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