[ntp:questions] ntpq -c
thecarrionkind at gmail.com
Tue May 22 12:25:50 UTC 2012
On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 3:58 PM, Luc Roels <lroels at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I am an NTP newbie but have been asked to debug a problem in our system. Our software uses the output of the ntpd -c "rv assid" 127.0.0.1 to determine if the NTP server is reachable and if it is synced or not by inspecting the filtoffset line.
> On some machines this command takes up to 3 minutes. What is the reason it takes so long? Can anything be done do shorten this or is this normal behaviour?
Have you tried doing a running a network capture (tcpdump or wireshark) ?
I suspect a host resolution (reverse) issue.
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