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NTP Multicast configuration

I'm trying to get NTP multicast set up between a few computers. Right now I'm getting NTP multicast packets from a computer that I have neither access to nor information on (let's call that A) that is ...
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Why does NTP require bi-directional firewall access to UDP port 123?

From What are the iptables rules to permit ntp?: iptables -A INPUT -p udp --dport 123 -j ACCEPT iptables -A OUTPUT -p udp --sport 123 -j ACCEPT Also, from the NTP website: ... ntpd requires ...
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ntpd & ntpdate won't set time

I recently purchased a new development board and, unfortunately, the edition of Linux provided doesn't sync with an NTP server automatically. I have tried using "ntpd -dgq", however the output is ...
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Setting Time in Lubuntu

I have a time server running on a server PC that is meant to change the times of various guest PCs as a result of a TCP/IP command on port 9000 issued by a control application running on an integrated ...
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Can I use different server IP address in NTP time synchronization?

By default, it is something like, server 0.rhel.pool.ntp.org server 1.rhel.pool.ntp.org server 2.rhel.pool.ntp.org Can I choose my server IP address for synchronizing time?
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How to correctly sync time in linux running as virtual guest after host resumes from hibernation?

I use multiple virtual boxes for development and correct time and date is important for me when I push git commits. I do not shut down my host - it runs for months without restarting. I only hibernate ...
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NTP daemon or ntpdate doesn't synchronize

I'm having some problems with synchronization with an NTP server. 1) The NTP daemon doesn't sync the system clock at all, even though it's running (confirmed with /etc/init.d/ntp status). Forcing to ...
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138 views

Why ntp settle time too long?

I simply try to set-up NTP to my system. Both server and clients will run on my computer which are linked together with local link. One of them will have the reference clock. Both the server and ...
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Will a Linux NTP server with an upstream Windows time source have any less jitter?

For my infrastructure we have a platform which cannot synchronize over NTP to a W32time service due to too much jitter from the Windows time source. So my question is, if we have a W32time source ...
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NTPD: drifts away from system clock

Using RHEL 5.x on a workstation. I set the clock using ntpdate 0.us.pool.ntp.org and then start NTPD using service ntpd start. (this also happens at boot). Watching this over the next 20-30 minutes ...
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Updating Time : ntpdate[3108]: the NTP socket is in use, exiting

The time on my system is incorrect for some reason. i need to run an update but i can't seem to be able to this is the errror. ntpdate pool.ntp.org 31 Aug 12:31:59 ntpdate[3108]: the NTP socket is in ...
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How to know current time from internet from command line in Linux?

How to know current time from internet from command line in Linux? For example, with ntpq program? Note: not from computer or operating system clock, but from internet? Note: I don't want to CHANGE ...
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ntpdate[3912]: no server suitable for synchronization found

I've configured ntpd on a CentOs install with a simple /etc/ntp.conf with only 3 lines: server 0.pool.ntp.org server 1.pool.ntp.org server 2.pool.ntp.org server 192.168.1.1 Unfortunately, no matter ...
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Using NTPD as a client on Cent OS without Undisciplined Local Clock any disadvantage?

The following is the NTP configuration. My server is a physical system, not a virtual machine. The following ntp-4.2.2p1-15.el5.centos rpm I am using. tinker panic 0 restrict default kod nomodify ...
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Configuring ntp server on Ubuntu

I am trying to configure the time on my system, as per one of the ntp servers provided on net. However, the time doesn't change. I am doing this on Ubuntu 12.04 which is installed in Oracle VirtualBox ...
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How do I get the current date according to an NTP server without setting it locally?

I want to get the current date and time according to a remote NTP server, using Linux. I don't want to change the local time as a result; I just want to get the remote date, adjusted for the local ...
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Can I copy the ntpdate binary from another machine in order to update date & time?

On my Red Hat 5.3 Linux machine, NTP isn’t installed (can't install it for some reasons). However I can copy the binary /usr/sbin/ntpdate from another Linux machine to mine. If I only get the file ...
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How to track when Linux determines time without NTP with some other method?

When a Linux machine with NTP capabilities will start and it does not find the NTP server, how it will determine the time? A clue I have is that it uses some heuristic method but I don't need what ...
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562 views

Slow connection and NTP

I'm behind a slow connection (Dial Up) with high latency (+400ms). I have recently received a broken MyBook World, which I refurbished and I have Debian installed on it. The problem is, that this ...
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how to check if NTP adjusted system time on Linux?

I have a machine that experienced some troubles with some of the real time stuff that I'm running. One lead that I have is that NTP daemon may have moved the time, causing false timeouts. How do I ...
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How to measure synchronisation performance?

I'm looking for a tool for Debian Linux that can measure the synchronisation performance between two desktops. I'm using RADClock instead of the NTP client to synchronise my desktops. Any ...
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Windows clients not using NTP server provided via DHCP

I have a network consisting mostly of Windows Vista and 7 clients and an Ubuntu server. The server provides both the DHCP and NTP services through dhcp3-server and openntpd. In my dhcpd.conf, the ...
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370 views

ntp.conf sync to local machines

I have 2 linux machines, they do not have internet connectivity or any other means of getting an external clock. I need one of them to act as the "master"/server and the other machine to sync it's ...
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ntpd update interval?

How often does the NTPD service update system clocktime by default?