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Re: Windows Time Synchronization - Best Practices
From: Andrew Farmer <andfarm () teknovis com>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 12:21:53 -0700

On 24 Oct 2004, at 18:48, Gary E. Miller wrote:
On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, Micheal Espinola Jr wrote:
You can certainly have multiple time servers specified with Windows
Time Service (SNTP).  RTM.  It has the ability to failover through a

Yes you can have multiple time servers, but only one active at a time.
With NTP your client polls a number of diverse servers.  Routes can
flap, servers can go wacko, but your time stays solid.

The canonical *NIX ntp client supports multiple active servers, if
that's what you're talking about.

No idea about Windows, though.

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