[ntp:hackers] [ntp:questions] ntpdate removal is coming

Plunkett, Timothy R CIV NSWCDD, W64 timothy.plunkett at navy.mil
Wed Jul 27 13:37:03 UTC 2011

Going to the following link will show you how to perform all of the ntpdate options with either ntpd or sntp:


Timothy R. Plunkett
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-----Original Message-----
From: hackers-bounces+timothy.plunkett=navy.mil at lists.ntp.org [mailto:hackers-bounces+timothy.plunkett=navy.mil at lists.ntp.org] On Behalf Of Harlan Stenn
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 13:41
To: Nickolay Orekhov
Cc: questions at lists.ntp.org; hackers at lists.ntp.org
Subject: Re: [ntp:hackers] [ntp:questions] ntpdate removal is coming

Nickolay wrote:
> We're using ntpdate -q for debugging purposes just to see what's the
> difference between two clocks.
> I know there's a noselect option but it's not always convenient to change
> ntpd config just to see the diff.

sntp will do this for you.

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