[ntp:questions] Is the new NTP server synched?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Sun Feb 11 06:53:19 UTC 2007

April wrote:
> Configured and started an NTP server, and wanted to know whether the
> server is synched with the specified time source.  Did not see any
> thing about synchronization in syslog for several days, but when
> execute ntpq -p, did find a line of time source having an asterisk, so
> this means the newly configured server is synched with the time source
> specified, right?

Normally, yes.  You should see one server with "*", some with "+", and 
some with "-", depending on how many you have configured, and how "good" 
they appear to be.

> xntpd coming with Solaris 9 (still one using NTP 3? btw, how to check
> the version of it?)

ntpq -c rv



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