[ntp:questions] solaris rtp program and ntp

wa6zvp wa6zvp at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 17:42:28 UTC 2007

On Apr 9, 9:29 am, csgo... at yahoo.com (Christine Ross) wrote:
> I am setting up ntp clients on solaris 8 and 10 servers.  The default cron job run rtp program.  In my reading, I see that "the daemon will abort itself if the offset between its clock and the serer's clock is too great" and that offset is 17 minutes.
>   Will my daemon stop if the rtc program has run and there is a large difference in the clocks?  Do I disable this cronjob
>   1 2 * * * [ -x /usr/sbin/rtc ] && /usr/sbin/rtc -c > /dev/null 2>&1
>   Thank you
>   Christine

 I don't know anything about Solaris, but my google reading indicates
that this is a program that only messes with TZ to handle DST, and
does not do anything to the actual local internal clock.

So my thoughts are that it can stay as is.


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