[j-nsp] NTP Sources placement in MPLS network
yhameed81 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 18 17:54:59 EST 2013
NTP is only needed to synchronize the logs so on event of failure, logs
from related devices can be correlated.
On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 2:52 PM, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:
> This all depends on what you need the clocking for.
> If you want just generic time for accurate logs?
> Depending on what you want to do, there's cheap NTP clocks like this:
> For about $350 (including S/H in the US) you get a GPS clock. With the
> right location/antenna you can get signal through some roofs.
> There's a variety of higher-end timing options depending on what you need.
> - Jared
> On Nov 18, 2013, at 2:33 PM, Yham <yhameed81 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Guys,
> > In a SP environment where there are hundreds of PEs and P devices that
> > hundreds of customers VRFs, what is the best place to connect NTP
> > The place i can think of is connecting with VPNv4 Route Reflectors
> > they exist on top of hierarchy and so clock can travel downward from RR
> > PEs and P and from PEs to CEs and further down if required.
> > Any thoughts on this please.
> > Regards
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