Sunday, April 1, 2007

News Servers Changed in US makes for issues.

Someones idea to move ahead forward back into daylight savings before the real date, created havoc on some system with items like time and date. Use NTP or an updater and use a free NTP server to keep global time.

We found these free NTP servers worked.

# US CA (
Location: AOL Time Warner facility, Sunnyvale, California
Synchronizaton: Lockclock Algorithm and ACTS dial-up, GPS-stabilized oscillator for short-term stabilization
Service Area: Western US
Access Policy: Open access for up to 20 queries per hour (one-day average) from any one address, others by arrangment
Contact: Judah Levine,, 303 492 7785

Location: University of Houston, Houston, TX
Geographic Coordinates: 29:43:37N,95:20:22W
Synchronization: NTP V3 primary (GPS) HP9000/747i
Service Area: US Central time zone, others on request
Access Policy: open access to stratum-2 servers and to UH clients
Contacts: Rich Schmidt (, Alan Pfeiffer-Traum (

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