Network and Internet Access

Network Time Protocol

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The Network Time Protocol (NTP) keeps a computer's clock synchronized with a set of time servers distributed over a network, each with varying accuracy and reliability. Texas A&M Division of Information Technology maintains the following four public NTP time servers.

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For systems which only allow one server to be specified, the name `' should be used. This name should only be used in conjunction with DNS.

For Unix clients, there is a sample ntp.conf file located here.

Getting Started

Please send an email to let us know that you are using this service.

Help and Support

If you have questions about NTP, please email
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