Chapter EIGHTEEN. Network Time Protocol
18.1 What Time Is It?
18.2 Choosing a Time Source
18.3 Stratum Levels and Timeservers
18.4 The Role of the NTP Software
18.5 Analyzing Different Time Sources
18.6 Setting Up the NTP Daemons
18.7 NTP Server Relationships
18.8 An Unlikely Server: A Local Clock Impersonator
18.9 An NTP Polling Client
18.10 An NTP Broadcast Client
18.11 Other Points Relating to NTP
Most servers these days participate in some form of resource sharing, be it files, printers, or application data. Part of that process is some form of monitoring or logging of transactions. It is a good idea if all machines on the network have the same notion of what the current time is so that the timestamp associated with transactions is consistent ...