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

Tom Smith smith at cag.zko.hp.com
Mon Feb 12 05:13:13 UTC 2007


April wrote:
> On Feb 11, 8:36 pm, Tom Smith <s... at cag.zko.hp.com> wrote:
>> 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 -
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>> - 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?
> 

Well, yes, that's true, but unless sombody has selectively replaced
individual NTP components, they should all be the same.

You could also try

   ntpq -c 'rv 0 daemon_version' [hostname or "localhost"]

That actually queries the daemon on [hostname] or on the
system itself.

-Tom




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