[ntp:questions] Re: client doesn't support timzone

Rod Dorman rodd at panix.com
Thu Dec 8 20:36:00 UTC 2005

In article <1134061894.720997.314060 at g44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>,
vrkid0 at gmail.com <vrkid0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  I have a set of switches that can poll time from a NTP server. These
>switches don't have the notion of timezone and thus set the time to the
>clock receieved from the NTP server which is UTC. Is it possible to
>force ntpd to send the time in a specified timezone that isn't UTC?

Short answer, no.

Longer answer, only if you modify the ntpd running of the NTP server
in question.

IMHO network hardware should always be logging in UTC, especially if
you're responsible for gear across more than one timezone.

					-- Rod --

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