NTP Extension Field – IETF “last call” for comments

20 January 2014 is the deadline for commenting and voting on the IETF NTP Working Group “last call” for the document regarding “Using NTP Extension Fields without Authentication”. Please visit https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-ntp-extension-field/ for more information, and send any comments to the NTP Working Group mailing list.

Network Time and Infrastructure

On Sunday, 5 January 2014 there will be an open (no registration required) “splinter meeting” to be held at the 223rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society at the Gaylord National Resort near Washington, DC, and Network Time Foundation’s founder, Harlan Stenn, will have a 30-minute presentation on Network Time and Infrastructure in the afternoon… Read More.

PTPd Version 2.3.0 has been released

It is with great pleasure that the PTPd team announces the official release of PTPd v 2.3. There are several advances in this release including: IEEE 802.3 Support Support for reading from the Berkeley Packet Filter, resulting in lower jitter Configuration file support, multiple previously unsupported options Full help (-H) for all configuration options, Configuration… Read More.

Network Time and GSoC 2013 – Final Report

NTF had five successful projects in GSoC 2013. Watch Harlan’s interview by Google about the process. These projects were: NTF: General Timestamp Library and API, Chen Li NTP: Unit Testing, Allen Zhong NTP: scripts/ cleanup, Oliver Kindernay NTP: Logging and Debugging API overhaul, Shubham Singhal NTP: Startup Analysis, Rahul Katare NTF: General Timestamp Library and… Read More.

The Future of UTC

“The Future of UTC Conference” will be held at the University of VA from 29-31 May 2013 in Charlottesville VA, and Harlan Stenn will be presenting a paper there. For most of our history, we’ve considered a “day” to be a solar day, and a “year” to be the time it takes the earth to… Read More.