Accession Number:

ADA512554

Title:

SIPRNET Network Time Service

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OBSERVATORY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

SIPRNET, the Secret Internet Protocol Routing Network, is DoDs wide area network for encrypted hosts handling classified traffic. It is managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency. In 1997 the U.S. Naval Observatory established network time synchronization service on SIPRNET, with dedicated servers providing Network Time Protocol NTP. These servers are synchronized to the USNO Master Clocks. An overview of time server design is presented, with details on expected accuracy and accessibility.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE