[ntp:questions] help req for manually setting ntpd in server and serve to ntpdate and ntpd in clients

Richard B. gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Feb 27 19:05:27 UTC 2007


Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2007-02-27, muruga <muruga86 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>>can any one help me for manually setting time in ntpd and serving
>>to clients in  an isolated network
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>>is the configrations for server and client correct do i need to add
>>any other parameters in config file to successfully obtain time by
>>ntpdate cmd in clients
> 
> 
> You can't use ntpdate while ntpd is running on the same system.
> 
Not true.  ntpdate -du  works just fine!  You just can't use it to set 
the clock.

And he says he wants to use ntpdate on the clients!  That should work as 
long as the clients are not running ntpd as well.


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