Network Time Protocol, used to synchronize clocks on the Internet.

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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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I think Nod32 is blocking sync with all time servers

Today I have a strange problem for you all. On desktop I am using Nod32 antivirus 8 and cannot sync with any internet time server. Tried all w32tm settings but it is always stuck in Please wait... ...
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Motorola MC3190 - Windows CE 6.0 configure device time through registry

I have to configure a Motorola MC3190 running Windows CE 6.0 to use a time server to automatically set the time after a cold boot, including the timezone. This is my current configuration, found in ...
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Syncing computer to internal server time

I'm trying to sync my PC time with an internal server but I'm not sure if it's working. I've added the internal server to NTP.conf as below: colin@colin:~$ sudo geany /etc/ntp.conf server ...
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Sync windows 8.1 time with NTP server when boots up?

I have an issue with BIOS causing time to be reset in 9 of 10 times when system boots up...While windows 8.1 somehow trusts the time from BIOS more than NTP, how can I force the windows to sync with ...
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Using ntp across LAN

I have 3 debian computers connected to a network switch across LAN without WAN access. I would like to manually set the date and time on one of the computers, then automatically sync the time to the ...
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How can I check a system's current NTP configuration?

I need to verify the current NTP configuration on some Windows systems. Ideally, I'd like to be able to do this via command line instead of navigating through configuration screens. (I'm working on ...
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How to synchronize clocks for computers that are not online?

I have some computers that run Windows 7 embedded and are connected to each other by a switch, but are not connected to a larger network or the internet. After a few weeks, the clocks drift and it is ...
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Windows vs Linux Local Time?

Ever since I started using Linux in dualboot with Windows I noticed that when I rebooted the machine, the time on the other OS was wrong, e.g. it was 12:00 on Linux, then I rebooted and on Windows it ...
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How do I interpret w32tm output, especially d:?

I am trying to understand what all the different values mean in the following output. I understand the command below is comparing my local time ("current time is") with time.nist.gov 8:38:08 is my ...
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How to use ntpdate behind a proxy?

Is it possible to use ntpdate behind a HTTP proxy with authentication? In case it is not possible, are there any good alternatives?
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NTP sync on Windows Server 2008

How would you make a Windows Server 2008 server sync with free ntp servers on the Internet? What free programs would do this? How do you configure them? (I need it to sync every 30sec as the server's ...
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How to add a compiled ntpd in services on linux?

I compiled and installed ntp-4.2.8 using this link and created a rpm by running checkinstall on RHEL 6.5. I used the command ntpd -l logs to manually start ntpd. After starting I am able to verify ...
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How to verify that the NTP server is working on a test machine

I have built a local production network that will use a corporate network for user access control. The domain controller will act as a NTP server as well. The devices that will connect to the domain ...
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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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NTP Stratum Inaccuracy [closed]

We're gearing up to have an argument regarding NTP stratum as an indicator of time accuracy. The statement that started the whole thing was: Stratum 5 can be four minutes off. My understanding ...
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Os X - Why do I need to turn on WiFi to determine closest location

Why do I need to turn on WiFi to determine my closest location? For some reason, my mac won't get the latest time from the NTP server if I am plugged into Ethernet. What could possibly be different ...
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Mac OS X Date & Time Synchronization

When I have set Mac OS X to set it's date and time automatically, how often is this really done? And is there a way I can force an update?
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Linux ntpd service does not appear to be working

I’m running this flavor of Linux on identical machines … [dalvarado@machine2 ~]$ uname -a Linux mydomain.org 3.10.32-35.201.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Aug 14 22:00:02 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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No ntp.conf file after compiling ntp on Linux

I'm using RHEL 6.5. I compiled ntp-4.2.8 using the steps on this link. but I don't have a ntp.conf file. ntp.conf is required to start ntpd but after compiling, there is no ntp.conf on my system. I ...
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system clock is 5.5 ahead although ntp

I've checked configs and even installed ntp server, nothing seem to fix this, sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata Current default time zone: 'Asia/Tehran' Local time is now: Thu May 9 00:49:38 IRDT ...
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update time from a desired NTP once in windows

OK, I normally used to configure time from a machine (myservername) that is an advertized windows net time server in my domain net use \\myservername /set Well this set the time value of the server ...
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GPS without PPS vs. GPS with PPS vs. NTP

With which time synchronization method I can achieve more accuracy to the absolute UTC time? I use GPS with PPS for now but I want to compare these sources. Assume the following items: Internet is ...
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Windows 7 time synchronization does not work

I have a strange behaviour when trying to connect to time server on my freshly installed Win7 x64 SP1: First of all, normally you need to pass a UAC check if you want to enter a timeserver, this does ...
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NTPD not updating time date on CENTOS

I have set up ntpd on CENTOS, I am trying to get it to pull time from a Windows domain contoller if i run the command: ntpdate dc3.mydomaain.local this works fine and updates the host with the ...
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Can NTP be set to load a time from file in case it can't load from network?

I've looked at the documentation but can't find anything like this. The situation is that I have a BeagleBone Black which does not have a real clock. By default, the computer boots up thinking it's ...
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How to sync time with a time server on Windows 7 and 8.1?

I'm booting quite a few different OSes (Windows 7, Windows 8, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and OSX Mountain Lion) all installed on separate drives. I've read that this can sometime cause the time to go off so I ...
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Time server ports for iOS devices [closed]

I see that port 123 is used for the time server. Our network admin wants very specific details about what servers our iPads will need to connect to retrieve the sync time. Port 123 TCP/UDP ...
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ntpd works not as expected when the offset becomes large

I changed the /etc/sysconf/ntpd with the option -x added in ntpd client server.And I found ntpd works fine when the offset between the client and server is less than about 10 minutes.If more than 10 ...
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Windows NTP Client Not Syncing with my ESXi NTP Server

I have an ESXi 5.1 server configured as a NTP server and a local Windows Server 2008 R2 PC that aren't syncing. I've read that whenever an ESXi server is run as a client, it also acts as a server, so ...
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How can I check whether my NTP daemon has PPS support?

I have already read about compiling NTP with timepps.h provided to get PPS support. Is there an easy way to check the already precompiled or rather installed version of an repository (Ubuntu 14.04.1, ...
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Windows 7 Time syncing issues

I've had this issue for a very long time and I often search google for solutions and try whatever I find but nothing works and then I give up, only to repeat the same process a few weeks later. this ...
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Which clients accept DHCP option 42 to configure their NTP servers? [closed]

From what I can tell based on observations of my own OS X 10.8.5 machine, and the information in "Windows clients not using NTP server provided via DHCP," neither OS X nor Windows 7 are able to ...
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I get “An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with [name of time server].” when trying to automatically synchronise PC time

Prompted by the answers to this question I decided to give the Windows built in time synchronisation another go. However, no matter what time server I use I get this error: "An error occurred while ...
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unable to install ntpdate on centos

I'm running centos 6, unable to get ntpdate working, what's wrong? ntpdate pool.ntp.org bash: ntpdate: command not found x yum install ntpdate Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security Loading mirror ...
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What happens when router has been set to incorrect time?

I have a D-Link router for my home Wi-Fi network. Everyday at least once the internet suddenly goes down. I am simply not able to connect to the Wi-Fi network. If I just restart the router, it starts ...
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Write Internet Time to a file from windows command line

I want to write the time of an internet time server to a text file from within windows server 2012 command line. Does someone knows how to do that? Thanks!
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How to setup a NTP Server on Freshly installed Windows Server 2003?

I am to replicate a scenario of a deployed site in which they use the Window's Time Sync feature (found in this tutorial) to connect to a local time server and synchronize their time. So I prepared a ...
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Questionable NTP Traffic at Firewall?

I checked my firewall logs and noticed odd traffic patterns for NTP or UDP/123 (shown below). I don't understand the round robin'ing that's occurring from my hosts. And I don't understand why its ...
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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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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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NTP syncs with ntp.ubuntu.com but not with the pool options

I am trying to configure my ntp server to synchronize with ntp servers available online. Below is my /etc/inet/ntp.conf and my ntpq -p output # ident "@(#)ntp.server 1.6 00/07/17 SMI" # # ...
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how to trace and correct the source of time difference between two different clients having the same NTP Stratum 2 source

My standalone server is connected and taking time from a dedicated NTP hardware that is synced to UTC through GPS. All clients in the network are connected to this stand alone server and the clients ...
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NTP - How are NTP servers so accurate

I've noticed that on my servers and other machines the clock always drifts so it has to sync up to remain accurate. How do the NTP server clocks not drift and always remain correct?
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Public, reputable sources of time sync via HTTP to use where NTP is blocked?

Let's say I'm in a corporate network where the NTP protocol is blocked, the BOFH^H^H^H^H sysadmins won't unblock it, and they didn't bother to set up a good internal NTP server. What's a good source ...
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Determine the time difference between two linux servers

I am troubleshooting a latency network issue on a network. It is probably a nic or cabling issue, but while I was going through the process of figuring it out, I was looking at the timings of a ping ...
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Daylight savings issues in windows, possibly related to NTP sync

We have an app deployed to information kiosks across a number of sites, where employees of our client can log in and sign-on/off their shifts and view timesheets etc. Approaching every daylight ...
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My system clock is an extra (extra) hour ahead during BST/ daylight saving

I have a problem when my Windows 7 64-bit laptop is used during BST (British Summer Time)/ daylight saving periods. Instead of the +1 shift in time, the system clock shifts +2 hours and can be a few ...
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How to synchronize to a NTP server on Windows XP?

My Windows XP doesn't have the synchronization tab under Control Panel > Date and Time settings. I tried to change the related registry settings, and it worked only for my Windows 7. What else should ...
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Implications of disabling VMICTimeProvider (Windows7)?

I have a private network of two machines: one is Windows 7 and the other is not windows. I want the Windows7 machine to run an NTP server for the non-windows machine to synch to. The instructions in ...