Network Time Protocol Best Current Practices

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (ntp WG)
Last updated 2016-06-08
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Intended RFC status Best Current Practice
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NTP Version 4 (NTPv4) has been widely used since its publication as RFC 5905 [RFC5905]. This documentation is a collection of Best Practices from across the NTP community.


Denis Reilly (
Harlan Stenn (
Dieter Sibold (

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