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Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Network Time Protocol (NTP) keeps a computer clock synchronized to the correct time. The UIS supports an NTP service. Computer Officers who are interested in providing this facility within their institution should contact in the first instance.

If there is an NTP server in your department or College then use this in preference to the UIS servers. Otherwise select one of,, or For most systems checking the time once every 24 hours will be sufficient.


If you have any enquiries regarding UIS network services, or other University network topics, please send an email to: