[ntp:questions] Re: Audit program for scanning hosts for local time accuracy.

Tom Smith smith at cag.zko.hp.com
Wed Jan 25 15:24:07 UTC 2006


themeanies wrote:
> Assuming proper authentication, does there exist a program to scan a 
> network and display local time for all the hosts it finds?  I seem to 
> recall a program from long ago that would do this, but I have had no 
> luck finding anything similar.
> 
> Most of my clients are windows, but some are unix and of course there is 
> all the cisco/network equipment.
> 
> Thank,
> tM

For anything running NTP (i.e., answering on UDP port 123), the ntpsweep script
in the NTP distribution will query a list of systems. You would have to add a
front end to construct the list.

-Tom




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