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Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Accurate time synchronisation across computer networks is important for time-stamping in security systems, reliable log-scanning to analyse security breaches, and the maintenance of consistency in distributed file systems.

What's this?
The stage in the service lifecycle at which the service currently resides. Lifecycle = planned, new, live, notice, closed
Lifecycle status
What's this?
The level of user activity at this point in the academic year.
Business activity level
What's this?
The regular period during which routine maintenance could take place.
Maintenance window
07:00 - 09:00
What's this?
Would making a change to the service today present too high a risk to the University?
Restricted change period

Getting help

Support contact
Service Desk
01865 (6)12345
Support hours8:30 - 17:00 Mon-Fri*
Out-of-hours supportTelephone Support is provided 24/7
Portfolio CommitteeTechnology Portfolio
Service SponsorFraser, Michael
Service owner
James, Alistair
Service manager
Saunders, Andy

* except bank holidays and University closure days

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