Time Dissemination Service via NTP

METAS NTP time service

METAS is responsible for the dissemination of the official time in Switzerland and is offering a free NTP (Network Time Protocol ) dissemination service, which allows synchronizing computer clocks over the network. The technical documentation and the software related to the NTP protocol can be found on www.ntp.org.

METAS operates three public stratum 1 NTP servers in open access policy, namely: 


The alias ntp.metas.ch points to one of the above servers.

Last modification 01.03.2021

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