[ntp:questions] Local Time

jimp at specsol.spam.sux.com jimp at specsol.spam.sux.com
Wed Mar 14 17:25:02 UTC 2007


wiechman.spam at gmail.com wrote:
> Can NTP be configured to serve the local time to hosts on our network?

> I understand that this isn't something we "want" to do... but it
> really is.

> Is there some type of offset or something similar to do this. I
> haven't found anything in my perusal of the docs.

NTP uses UTC period.

Most systems keep internal time in UTC and I am hard pressed to think
of any recent system that doesn't.

It is up to the system to convert UTC to local time.

-- 
Jim Pennino

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