[SBE] Question about NTP Servers?
michael.liebman at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 16:56:51 EDT 2009
There are plenty of free NTP servers out there. The best one is
probably the Meinberg port (http://www.meinberg.de/english/sw/ntp.htm)
of the reference/unix implementation (http://www.ntp.org).
The installer gives you the option of adding other servers to
synchronize to and adding the local clock as a "last resort". You will
actually want to skip the external servers or flip the order in the
Michael S. Liebman CEV, CBNT m-liebman at northwestern.edu
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On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 4:32 PM, Joshua Smith<JSmith at star94.com> wrote:
> So we have an Axia rig and for reasons I can't fully fathom you can't
> directly plug Time Code into these systems (via a BNC or anything like
> that). They recommend running an NTP Server from a computer connected to
> the Axia Network and then having your Console look at that machine for its
> time sync. They also told me there are plenty of freeware NTP Server
> Softwares available on the internet.
> Seems simple enough, eh?
> Well... I already have the computer and an ESE Card syncing its system time
> to my Master clock. However... I am hitting a brick wall with the server
> software! I'm having a hell of a time finding a free program to do this,
> and those that I do find don't seem to work for this purpose or seem to
> require the machine to look at an NTP server on the internet and not the
> time sync I have already feeding the PC.
> Anybody out there have any experience with this and can make a
> recommendation of software to use and/or where to find it? I'm willing to
> pay for software if I know it works and is easy to use, but Axia seems
> unwilling to make recommendation and they don't seem to have any partner
> software for this.
> - Joshua C Smith
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