[dns-operations] TCP anycast was Re: DNS query logging

Simon Munton Simon.Munton at communitydns.net
Mon Mar 21 09:40:40 UTC 2011


On 18/03/2011 19:27, Edward Lewis wrote:
> What I was saying is that perhaps NTP is more sensitive to jitter,

The problem with NTP is that NTPd retains information about a peers over 
a longer period, particularly RTT, this creates a "virtual" binding that 
it is expecting to be reasonably steady over a long period of time.


I would assume if you simply used cron+ntpdate, instead of "ntpd", then 
you'd be OK as, like DNS, this long-term virtual binding wouldn't occur.


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