[ntp:questions] Is the new NTP server synched?

April xiaoxia2005a at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 12 02:31:39 UTC 2007


On Feb 11, 8:36 pm, Tom Smith <s... at cag.zko.hp.com> wrote:
> April wrote:
> > On Feb 11, 1:53 am, "David J Taylor" <david-tay... at blueyonder.co.not-
> > this-bit.nor-this-part.uk> wrote:
> >> April wrote:
> >>> Configured and started an NTP server, and wanted to know whether the
> >>> server is synched with the specified time source.  Did not see any
> >>> thing about synchronization in syslog for several days, but when
> >>> execute ntpq -p, did find a line of time source having an asterisk, so
> >>> this means the newly configured server is synched with the time source
> >>> specified, right?
> >> Normally, yes.  You should see one server with "*", some with "+", and
> >> some with "-", depending on how many you have configured, and how "good"
> >> they appear to be.
>
> >>> xntpd coming with Solaris 9 (still one using NTP 3? btw, how to check
> >>> the version of it?)
> >> ntpq -c rv
>
> >> perhaps?
>
> >> David
>
> > Thanks however that did not reveal the xntpd version ..
>
> ntpq -c version
>
>
>
> > Besides syslog, and loop and stat logs, is there any other log for
> > NTP?  If yes where should it be?
>
> It should be in /var/adm/messages at boot time, but that may have
> rotated out of your logs.- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

tried this one before, but it says something like below:

ntpq 3-593e ...

seems the version of ntpq, not of xntpd daemon?






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