North American Network Operators Group|
Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical
Re: Any "standard" name for ISP time services?
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 >files. >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> Examples: clock.home.net clock.nrl.navy.mil clock.umd.edu clock.cmc.ec.qc.ca clock.uregina.ca clock.cuhk.edu.hk clock.nc.fukuoka-u.ac.jp clock.isc.org clock.sgi.com clock.via.net clock.osf.org clock.llnl.gov 2) ntp.<domain> Examples: See http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/clock1.htm Ran [email protected]