Tag Archives: ntp

How To Synchronize Microsoft Windows to a NTP Server

Most modern operating systems, including Windows, can synchronize their system time to a NTP server. Windows utilizes a time service called ‘Windows Time’, which is automatically installed in the service list. The program executable is ‘w32time.exe’. The service is installed and enabled by default during installation. Windows synchronizes time in different ways, depending on the […]

Comments Off on How To Synchronize Microsoft Windows to a NTP Server

How Does NTP Work ?

NTP or Network Time Protocol is a standard protocol for the transfer of time between computers. Typically, GPS time server’s use the network time protocol to synchronise large networks of computers to the correct time. Synchronisation of time is very important in large distributed networks in order to ensure events occur in an ordered manner. […]

Comments ( 0 )

How To Choose a NTP Server

Choosing a NTP server for your organisation can be bewildering. The list of features and options can seem overwhelming. However, by reviewing your organisations requirements, the choice can be made quite simple. Most appliances can be divided into basic groups: NTP or SNTP, enclosure type, single or multi-port LAN, accuracy and throughput, reference clock type, […]

Comments ( 0 )

Reasons To Consider Installing a NTP Time Server

The synchronization of time of computers and servers on a network is often an issue which is given very little thought. However, with modern computer systems becoming more distributed, it is an important aspect of system design. Many computer applications, such as data-logging, transaction processing, control and monitoring all rely on individual computers having an […]

Comments ( 0 )