[ntp:questions] Offset is always increasing

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed May 22 12:28:29 UTC 2013

On 2013-05-22, Riccardo Castellani <ric.castellani at alice.it> wrote:

>>> Do this. Disable NTP on FORCLIENTS, then run ntpdate every minute
>>> (cron would be good here) with "-q" and "-s". You will probably see
>>> an increasing offset.
> With this command, I will save 'offset' value but without adjusting
> the local clock, it's right ?

In cases where your clock is drifting faster than NTP can correct it you
may need to "adjust your tick". This procedure has been documented in
our Wiki since 2005:


Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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