Need trusted NTP Sources

Aled Morris aledm at qix.co.uk
Thu Feb 6 12:11:49 UTC 2014


GPS time sources are pretty cheap (< US$500) and easy to set up nowadays.

You could probably build your own for less that US$100:
http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/Raspberry-Pi-NTP.html

Aled


On 6 February 2014 11:51, Notify Me <notify.sina at gmail.com> wrote:

> According to the auditors, "trusted" means
>
> 1. Universities or Research facilities (nuclear/atomic facilities,
> space research (such as NASA) etc.)
> 2. Main country internet/telecom providers
> 3. Government departments
> 4. Satellites (using GPS module)
>
> Which is a bit of a tall order over here.
>
> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 11:16 AM, Marc Storck <mstorck at voipgate.com> wrote:
> > You may start by checking who is providing NTP services in Africa via
> the NTP pool. In Africa there are 27 public servers (
> http://www.pool.ntp.org/zone/africa).
> >
> > But then all depends on your definition of "trusted".
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Marc
> > ________________________________________
> > From: Notify Me [notify.sina at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2014 11:03
> > To: nanog at nanog.org list; afnog at afnog.org
> > Subject: Need trusted NTP Sources
> >
> > Hi !
> >
> > I'm trying to help a company I work for to pass an audit, and we've
> > been told we need trusted NTP sources (RedHat doesn't cut it). Being
> > located in Nigeria, Africa, I'm not very knowledgeable about trusted
> > sources therein.
> >
> > Please can anyone help with sources that wouldn't mind letting us sync
> > from them?
> >
> > Thanks a lot!
> >
>
>


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