[ntp:questions] How to keep fake time in past/future?

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Tue Dec 12 11:09:32 UTC 2017


On 2017-12-12, romain.cordonnier at gmail.com <romain.cordonnier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> Many thanks for your information.
>
> My project is processing meteorological data.
>
> I will check the fake ntp server python code.
>
> Restarting the ntpd is enough to synchronize with upper source ? even if system is 2018 and upper source is 2030 ?
>

It depends on what you tell ntpd to do. If you tell it to step the clock if it
is too much in disagreement with its source, then it will do so.

> Thks
>
> Romain
>
>



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