[ntp:questions] R: Re: debugging strange ntp in virtual environment

Rob nomail at example.com
Thu Sep 19 09:26:39 UTC 2013

Riccardo Castellani <ric.castellani at alice.it> wrote:
> I converted physical machine to virtual one, where there is NTPd service.
> My 
> ESX host is running several guest OS included this NTP server.
> Can it be this 
> one the problem ? Virtualization ? I'd like to know if ntpd adjusts only OS 
> time or it adjust hardware clock too.
> In latter case if it adjusted hardwrae 
> clock it shuld modify hardware clock directly on ESX server (where there are 
> running 0 virtual machine)  ?!

Please read the knowledge base article on the VMware site for a
full explanation of how it works and what you can configure.

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