[ntp:questions] Date Jumped

Matt Nordhoff mnordhoff at mattnordhoff.com
Wed Jan 13 13:27:13 UTC 2010


Maynard wrote:
> On 1/7/10, the date on our domain controller jumped to 12/7/10, and
> was there for about 11 minutes before it reverted back to the current
> date.  At the time this happened, our NTP server was pointed to
> pool.ntp.org.  We also have a few Novell servers that were pointed to
> the same IP addresses as our Server 2003 Domain Controller, and the
> NTP server for our Novell network also jumped ahead.  Are we the only
> ones that had this issue on this day?  Or are there others out there
> that experienced the same problem on the 7th.  Thanks

Hold on a second... Supposing you only use 1 NTP server, and it somehow
winds up 11 months off (which is unlikely), wouldn't your NTP client
freak out and exit because it's way over the 1000 second limit?
-- 
Matt Nordhoff




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