ntpdate is a deprecated ntp client for unix/linux

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Godaddy fails to properly configure NTP on their node server hosting my VPS [closed]

I have a few VPS servers with Godaddy and with every new server I contracted I had to ask them to set up NTP on the node hosting my container. They always did until now. It seems like their ...
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Explain ntpdate debugging output

May I know what is meant by "reference time" in the ntpdate -d output? reference time: d5cff417.1a961fff Tue, Sep 3 2013 7:37:27.103
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ntpdate command not found [only when using with cron]

I have a linux machine with ntpdate installed and it is working when i run it from my ssh terminal or from a shell script manually. However , when i add the shell script to crontab i get the error ...
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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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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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Understanding time synchronization in Linux

My /etc/localtime on my Ubuntu gives my correct timezone - EAT which is UTC +3. The date command gives the time as 21:44:58 EAT which is about the correct time (I'm not concerned about accuracy to the ...
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linux “date -s” command not working to change date on a server

date +%T --set="12:19:06" 12:19:06 date Mon Nov 26 12:37:32 SAST 2012 date 112613232012 Mon Nov 26 13:23:00 SAST 2012 date Mon Nov 26 13:42:27 SAST 2012 I have tried many different forms of this ...
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Linux ntpd and ntpdate service

Running ntsysv on my CentOS terminal show both ntpd and ntpdate checked. Is it redundant to have both service to run at start-up?
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System time wrong after running ntpdate because DST ignored

When I run ntpdate, my system clock displays the time as an hour behind what it should be. I know that ntpdate does everything in UTC, so I'm guessing there's a timezone setting wrong and it's ...
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How inaccurate is my system clock on Unix?

Is there a user-mode command that will tell how inaccurate my system clock is according to NTP servers? There's the ntpdate command, but the man page doesn't say what the numbers mean. What are ...
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Change system time and turn off Internet time in Debian/Gnome

Changing the time is easy, but then it is automatically synchronized with a time-server. Before I had access to admin menus, but now I don't, when I click on the clock and try to change, i get an ...
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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?