[ntp:questions] Creating a multi-minute offset
unruh at invalid.ca
Thu Feb 23 07:31:28 UTC 2012
On 2012-02-23, A C <agcarver+ntp at acarver.net> wrote:
> Ok, so here's an odd question but I had an amusing thought so I want to
> Is it possible to force a client to synchronize with network servers but
> also maintain a time offset of several minutes from those servers?
> This would be a client only. I was thinking that it would require a
> time1 fudge on each server but I wasn't sure if it would handle a fudge
> of several hundred seconds without aborting (I'm thinking offsets of
> 10-15 minutes into the future).
> I will likely try it once I get another test system up but I wanted to
> ask first.
If you want your system to display a time that is off, just set up a
tzdata file. After all your system displays time that is hours off--
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