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

Tom Smith smith at cag.zko.hp.com
Mon Feb 12 05:13:13 UTC 2007

April wrote:
> On Feb 11, 8:36 pm, Tom Smith <s... at cag.zko.hp.com> wrote:
>> ntpq -c version
>>> Besides syslog, and loop and stat logs, is there any other log for
>>> NTP?  If yes where should it be?
>> It should be in /var/adm/messages at boot time, but that may have
>> rotated out of your logs.- Hide quoted text -
>> - Show quoted text -
> tried this one before, but it says something like below:
> ntpq 3-593e ...
> seems the version of ntpq, not of xntpd daemon?

Well, yes, that's true, but unless sombody has selectively replaced
individual NTP components, they should all be the same.

You could also try

   ntpq -c 'rv 0 daemon_version' [hostname or "localhost"]

That actually queries the daemon on [hostname] or on the
system itself.


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