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How should I manage and troubleshoot NTP issues?

For some time now I've been fighting with some NTP issues in my company's network and I'm having a hard time to understand how the commands combine with the service. For example: In the server's ...
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ntp is not syncing on centos server but gets response from remote server

I have googled for days before asking and I feel like I have tried everything but ntp is still not updating the time of the system automatically. I have left it running for days and still I get the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ntp not working

I'm having major woes trying to get ntp working on several ubuntu 12.04 servers. Note this is NTP to keep the time set on those servers. Not to distribute the time! I've installed several of those ...
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enable/disable ntp service on ubuntu 12.04

Our application runs on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise. On this server, we have both ntpdate and ntp. How to enable and disable the NTP service on-demand? I tried # sudo update-rc.d -f ntp remove/default ...
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CentOS VM, NTP synchronization problems

We have three CentOS 5.9 VMs on an ESX3.5 host. Because of the nature of the services we provide it is required that the NTP time is synchronized and the time is correct on all three of them. ...
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ntpdate and ntpd failing to sync clock on Linux

I have a strange problem with one of my servers. ntpd and ntpdate fail to work, but debugging shows no errors at all. At first I thought maybe a local or network firewall was blocking UDP port 123, ...
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Need one time server clock sync for latency test, what should i use ntdate or ntpd

All machines are Ubuntu I need to sync clock one time for all machine in order to do a latency test. I read this article that said - ntpdate is a bit of a blunt instrument - it can only adjust ...
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ntpdate works, but ntpd can't synchronize

This is in RHEL 5.5. First, ntpdate to the remote host works: $ ntpdate XXX.YYY.4.21 24 Oct 16:01:17 ntpdate[5276]: adjust time server XXX.YYY.4.21 offset 0.027291 sec Second, here are the server ...
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How to moniter the ntpd and ntpdate running status?

I have four server which running with ntpd daemon, how can I moniter their running status? By the way, I running ntpdate command with crontab.
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How to select a server when ntpd is syncing by a linux server?

The following is my ntpd configure file. I have no idea, which one ntpd will choice while it's syncing? /etc/ntp.conf server 0.pool.ntp.org server 1.pool.ntp.org server 2.pool.ntp.org server ...
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Server Time is *WAY* Off

The time on my server is about 19 hours behind and I cannot for the life of me figure out how to synchronize it. I did follow the steps here, and this is the output: [root@ip-72-167-39-231 ~]# ...
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what is the easiest way to test the impact of NTP step changes on other software?

During testing of our configuration of Red Hat Cluster System, NTP stepped the time by 16 seconds, and soon afterwards the cluster software locked up. ntpd[30917]: time reset -16.332117 s I need to ...
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Compare NTPD and ntpdate

What are the pros and cons between these two ways to synchronize your server? It seems to me that your server would probably not drift more than 1 second every day, so ntpdate on a crontab would be ...