[ntp:questions] Finding out where ntpd gets its ntp.conf file

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Tue Sep 9 08:31:24 UTC 2008


Hal Murray wrote:
>>>[peterc at tantalus ~]$ strings /usr/sbin/ntpd|grep ntp.conf
>>>/etc/ntp.conf
> 
> 
>>In the RHEL case, this would find exactly the wrong copy of ntp.conf, 
>>being the one we were changing to no avail, not the one that NTP was in 
>>fact using.
> 
> 
> It's even worse than that.  You aren't even sure that's
> the right copy of ntpd to be searching.
> 
going back from who is using the relevant port is allways usefull ;-)

( cd /proc ; ls -l $(fuser -v -n udp ntp 2>/dev/null )/exe )
--> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 0 Sep  9 04:10 25843/exe -> /usr/sbin/ntpd

uwe




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