Novell Network Time Protocol Administration Guide for OES

This guide describes the time synchronization service based on RFC 1305. Time synchronization uses Network Time Protocol version 3 (NTPv3). This guide is intended to help network administrators configure and use NTPv3, and it contains the following sections:

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All occurrences of NTP in this documentation refer to NTP version 3 (NTPv3).

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