Re: [load balancing] NTP on F5 gear

From: Bill Whitson (
Date: Thu Oct 17 2002 - 17:15:50 EDT

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    Hi all,

    There are no known problems running NTP on BIG-IP.
    However, given the number of times I've seen this come
    up, we are undertaking a review of all NTP cases to
    determine if there may be a problem trend we haven't
    spotted. I'll let you know the results.

    Bill Whitson
    Manager, Engineering Services
    Global Support Services
    F5 Networks
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    At 09:48 PM 10/17/02 +0100, Hamish Marson wrote:
    >Dan O'Neill wrote:
    >>Hi Gary,
    >>I have ongoing, continuous, annoying issues with the reliability of NTP as
    >>implemented on my F5 gear. It doesn't work consistently. Ntpdate seems to
    >>work well and consistently.
    >That's a different issue. I also have problems with ntpd not keeping time
    >in sync. Have you logged a call with F5 about this? I have...
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