What is a good NTP server to use?

What is a good NTP server to use?


  • 2.amazon.pool.ntp.org.
  • 3.amazon.pool.ntp.org.
  • Where are NTP servers located?

    Name IP Address Location
    ntp-b.nist.gov NIST, Boulder, Colorado
    ntp-wwv.nist.gov NIST WWV, Fort Collins, Colorado
    ntp-c.colorado.edu JILA, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
    ntp-d.nist.gov NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland

    How do I point Windows to NTP server?

    Configuring a Windows Server to Sync to an External Time Reference….Use the registry editor ‘regedit’ to change the following entries:

    1. Change the server type to NTP.
    2. Set announce flags.
    3. Enable NTP server.
    4. Specify the time sources.
    5. Select poll interval.
    6. Set the time correction settings.
    7. Restart the windows time service.

    Why do you need a NTP server?

    a client computer needs to establish two-way communication with a server.

  • Prevent Spoofing. NTP uses the UDP protocol for client-server communication.
  • Optimized Accuracy.
  • Control and Configuration.
  • Enhanced Availability and Reliability.
  • Monitoring and Traceability.
  • Law.
  • Why to use pfSense as a NTP server?

    Using pfSense as a NTP server in your network ensures that your hosts always have consistent accurate time and reduces the load on the Internet’s NTP servers. Configuring Windows hosts to utilize this server is straightforward, while configuration under FreeBSD and Linux requires a bit more work.

    Does flexy can be a NTP server?

    A Flexy can be configured as an NTP server as of firmware 13.1s0. To do so go to: setup>system>main>net services > NTP Server.

    What does NTP server mean?

    A network time protocol (NTP) server is a machine dedicated as the time sync server for all client computers.