[ntp:questions] Can i control the NTP Sync?

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed Aug 13 03:20:07 UTC 2008

On 2008-08-11, Sami al flaish <sflaish at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I am thinking of using the NTP services, but I have one problem which
> is When the time zone change from summer to winter or from winter
> to summer So currently we have control on the local time and we
> changed manually when the time zone change, because we don't change
> the local time on that machine even due the time zone changed if we
> have a running operation and we keep it this way until the ongoing
> job Finish. So the problem here if we have the NTP server sync to
> that machine the sync will force the local time to change, which will
> affect our operation.

NTP synchronizes computer clocks to a common time base. In practice this
time base is UTC.

UTC is independent of winter/summer time zone changes.

Your OS is responsible for handling the winter/summer time zone changes.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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