Proper Method of Time Sync? (added: time server choices)

Murray Taylor MTaylor at
Mon Apr 17 09:44:04 UTC 2006

Google for to find a set of NTP servers
near you ...

Also read this
For how not to do it !!


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Sent: Sunday, 16 April 2006 12:53 PM
To: Pete Slagle; freebsd-questions at
Subject: Re: Proper Method of Time Sync?

At 06:41 AM 4/15/2006, Pete Slagle wrote:
>>ntpd_flags="-A -p /var/run/"
>Just curious, why disable authentication (with -A)?

'Cause that's how it's shown in the quick & dirty example in The
Handbook or FAQ or something ;)  I didn't find much other info on it,
but I figured you had to coordinate it on both ends, and it was overkill
for my needs.

Should I mess with it?

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