An example synchronization subnet
Assume that hosts acapulco, seattle, and moscow
are stratum 2 servers in the your_company.com network. Assume
also the following:
acapulco polls two stratum 1 servers,
seattle polls two stratum 1 servers,
moscow polls two stratum 1 servers,
apple.com and norad.arc.nasa.gov.
acapulco polls seattle and moscow.
seattle polls acapulco and moscow.
moscow polls acapulco and seattle.
chicago and the rest of the machines at your_company.com are
at stratum 3 and listen for broadcast NTP packets from
the three stratum 2 hosts.
A B means A polls B or A listens for broadcast NTP packets
C D means C polls D and vice versa.
Using NTP without Internet access
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003