Service Category: Network & Connectivity

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronise the time of a computer with other computers or with an external clock via the Internet. The primary NTP servers are synchronised as accurately as possible to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) via external timers.

The service provides two redundant time servers to synchronise the time on PCs, servers and other devices that support the NTP.

Performance features

  • Provision of two redundant time servers
  • Support of the Network Time Protocol (RFC 1305)
  • Support of the Simple Network Time Protocol (RFC 1769)
  • Use of the time servers also from outside the campus network
  • Addresses of the time servers:
    • ntp1.uni-ulm.de
    • ntp2.uni-ulm.de

User groups

All persons or facilities of the University of Ulm that use network devices.

Service hours

24 x 7 x 365

Application modalities


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No fees or charges will be made for the service.

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