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Requirements for Network Time Protocol Version 4

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ntp WG)
Author Dave Plonka
Last updated 2017-05-25 (Latest revision 2005-10-26)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Dead WG Document
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This document defines requirements for the Network Time Protocol (NTP) Version 4. NTP provides the mechanisms to synchronize time and coordinate time distribution amongst internet hosts.


Dave Plonka

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