[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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