SOLVED - Re: NTP
John at DMJ-Consultancy.co.uk
Sun Nov 19 19:53:14 UTC 2006
Brian Fahrlander wrote:
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> John wrote:
>> In Edgy-Eft, is there a way of setting a pc as an NTP client? I want my
>> laptop to get its time from my server.
>> The rider to this question is that my server will soon be converted to
>> Ubuntu and will need to get its time from a web-based time server and
>> also act as my network's local server so I will looking to set that as
>> both NTP client and server.
>> Any thoughts, please, as I haven't found an NTP service in synaptic.
> Also don't forget about pool.ntp.org; the people that seem to
> maintain the software are also organizing public ally-available NTP
> services, world-wide. There are several choices, mostly based on your
> location, but if you'll point out "0.pool.ntp.org" for your time server,
> it'll cycle through the pool of NTP servers offering the service.
> And once you get set up and comfortable with Ubuntu, you might want
> to add yourself to that pool, too.
> Everything's at http://www.ntp.org/
Thanks, folks. I'll follow that through. The pool idea looks interesting.
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