Network Time Protocol (NTP) Server

Service Description

NTP is a protocol built on top of TCP/IP that assures accurate local timekeeping with reference to radio, atomic or other clocks located on the Internet. This protocol is capable of synchronizing distributed clocks within milliseconds over long time periods.

Hours of Availability

In-service and emergency support: 24 hours a day – 7 days a week (subject to periodic scheduled downtime for system maintenance and repair) New service provisioning: Monday through Friday – Normal University working hours (excluding observed holidays)

Customer

All UNC-CH faculty and staff

Customer Responsibilities

None

How Do We Charge

Core campus service – no direct charge to customers

How To Request More Information On Or Request The Service

Contact 962-HELP or see http://help.unc.edu/6432