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Re: Any "standard" name for ISP time services?

  • From: Ran Atkinson
  • Date: Thu Nov 16 16:24:05 2000

At 15:05 16/11/00, [email protected] wrote:
>I'm currently composing a note to a software house, which is asking for
>permission to list some of our NTP servers in their software's config
>Before I do that, is there any "standard" for ISP's for naming their
>hosts that provide time service on ports 13, 37, or 123?  

        I have seen two conventions pretty widely used.  
I prefer (1) for style reasons, but (2) seems equally sensible.

1)              clock.<domain>


2)              ntp.<domain>

Examples:       See

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