[ntp:questions] ntpd -qg VS ntpd in Linux client ?

John Allen allen{at}vo{dot}lu at ntp.isc.org
Sun Apr 29 22:13:23 UTC 2007

Riccardo Castellani wrote:
> I'm interesting to align time in my four DB servers (HP-UX o.s.) of my company.
> But I'm not just sure to use ntpd -qg or ntpd as service.
> my doubts:
> For my opinion "ntpd -qg" is better for client, while ntpd as service it should be run in time server machines.
> What do you suggest me ?

I would say that the short answer is: it's always better to use ntpd as a service (daemon).



John Allen
Bofferdange, Luxembourg

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