Is Network Time Protocol (ntpd) Down?

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The Network Time Protocol is a networking protocol for clock synchronization between computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks

Network Time Protocol outage report graph

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The Network Time Protocol is a networking protocol for clock synchronization between computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks. In operation since before 1985, NTP is one of the oldest Internet protocols in current use. NTP was designed by David L. Mills of the University of Delaware. NTP is intended to synchronize all participating computers to within a few milliseconds of Coordinated Universal Time. It uses the intersection algorithm, a modified version of Marzullo's algorithm, to select accurate time servers and is designed to mitigate the effects of variable network latency. NTP can usually maintain time to within tens of milliseconds over the public Internet, and can achieve better than one millisecond accuracy in local area networks under ideal conditions. Asymmetric routes and network congestion can cause errors of 100 ms or more.

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What should I do if Network Time Protocol is unavailable?
If Network Time Protocol is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to Network Time Protocol is blocked
Access to Network Time Protocol may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access Network Time Protocol.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access Network Time Protocol again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the Network Time Protocol site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing Network Time Protocol, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to Network Time Protocol