Time is a dimension in which events can be ordered from the past through the present into the future, and also the measure of durations of events and the intervals between them.

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I need a script to lockdown the system time to users via gpedit.msc [closed]

I need to lockdown the system time on a number of PCs via gpedit.msc and then removing administrators from the group and then adding 'administrator' and 'polling'. Can I do this via a script? ...
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How to do safely test Biztalk app by manipulating the Windows OS system time w/o breaking the Active Directory?

i have a biztalk - window service tied middleware application which talks to other system. recently we had a request to test for scenarios which relates to the date. as we have a lot of places in ...
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Sync clock on Windows XP machine to external (non-domain, non-workgroup) Windows Server 2008 R2 machine

I have two machines and I'd like their clocks to be in sync for various reasons. Machine 1 is an XP machine located in the office. Machine 2 is a VPS hosted by a third party running Windows Server ...
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Time issues on the Network — How to find the Root Cause

A number of application servers started erroring out in my domain. Troubleshooting led me to a missconfiguration of NTP. I fixed the issue, but I don't know how the issue arose in the first place. ...
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Adjusting Windows time drift without internet on Windows Server 2003

I have Windows Server 2003 on a local LAN that has no internet connection, and need somewhat accurate timing. Unfortunately currently Windows loses about 1-2 minutes every week, which is why I have ...
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I changed time zone on DB & Web Server. Now SMTP sending is delayed

Both web & DB servers are running Windows Server 2008 R2. They are instances in the same datacenter at Amazon EC2. I changed both servers from central to eastern time zone using the windows GUI. ...
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Changing time or offsetting it in OpenVZ contained server

I am trying to run a VPS, a Debian box contained in an OpenVZ container. Obviously, I cannot use time --set or any such command, as the time must be set via the parent node. The owner of the parent ...
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Users changing date/time from BIOS

We have around 350 Windows XP PC and a Windows 2008 R2 Server. The problem is that some users are changing the date/time from BIOS and the next user who would try to log-in on that PC would get the ...
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Dell T710 time issue, clock loses time every day

I have a Dell T710 here at work that for some reason will not keep proper time. Its a dual quadcore with 32GB ram and runs Windows 2008 R2. Instead of Having multiple servers we run a few virtual ...
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What is the clock frequency inside 10Gb and 100Gb Ethernet cards?

As I understand, a 10Gb Ethernet card is capable of putting 10Gb every second on (say) a fibre optics cable. Now naively, for this to happen in hardware, one will need a 10GHz clock running the ...
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how to cause linux system datetime to run faster than real world datetime?

Background I want to monitor a running linux system over several days. It's a custom gentoo build and with much custom software on board. This software has ongoing maintenance timers and cron ...
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Disabling Host-to-Guest time sync in EC2 windows

In an EC2 instance (Xen Virtualized) is it possible to disable time sync on a Guest VM by Host VM. I found that it can be done on Linux instance by modifying xen.independent_wallclock=1 Is there any ...
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Is it safe to change the time on hosting VM server?

So, I noticed there's about a 10 minute drift on my VM hosting server from what time it's supposed to be. In traditional environments, I would just restart the system (and change the BIOS time if ...
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Replacing sick NTP server source and re-synching (with internal time currently 2 minutes late)

One of the external NTP servers (the primary one--currently) we're using as source seems to not be responding to NTP calls. Unfortunately, on our core router (Cisco 6509), the NTP functionality ...
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Domain Controller/Active Directory Time is 5 minutes slow

Our Domain Controller/Active directory Windows 2008 server is running 5 mins slow, so all the client PCs are also showing the slower time. Is it safe to change the time on the server? And while the ...
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How to correct time on Windows PDC server without affecting logons

I know how to set an authoritative time server in Server 2008 R2. That's not what this question is. I want to know how I can change the time on a network where the PDC (and therefore everything) is a ...
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2 servers, times always go out of sync

I have 2 servers set with the same timezone and I set them with the same time and I have them both updating their server time from the same internet time source. But each week they seem to fall away ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Change rsyslog to use EDT|EST instead of UTC

Right now, I have rsyslog handling a log for a PHP app. Well...I have PHP using rsyslog to do the logging. Currently, it logs time in UTC. I want it to log in EST/EDT as appropriate. How do I make ...
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Busy Debian server (Xen guest) seems to go to sleep (energy saving mode)

I have a Debian 6 Xen guest that seems to go to sleep from time to time. Randomly, it just stops to answer to any network requests (HTTP, ssh, ping) and only resumes activity when we log on the ...
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Webmin time module and CentOS [closed]

When I try to install webmin time module on my VPS running CentOS I get this error message: Failed to install standard module : Module time does not support this operating system (CentOS Linux ...
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NTP: ntpdate to sync time between the PCs on a private network

I have two systems. One acts as Primary/Active and has Internet connection and gets time from NTP server. The second system is Secondary/Passive and has no connection to the external world. Primary ...
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Unix Command to timestamp the output of a file, but with the relative-to-when-it-started time?

There are numerous programmes (e.g. ts in moreutils), and various bash one-liners to prepend the output of a command/pipe with the timestamp of when that line was 'printed'. However is there a ...
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Single NTP server on isolate network

I have two linux machines (A and B) on an isolated network. They must be time-synchronized. Machine A is powered intermittently and must serve the time, as it is connected to an authoritative time ...
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Windows Time Service OS Compatibility

Some of our servers have Domain Time II on them but we are having to make the possible decision to buy over 100+ licenses for Domain Time II or enable the windows time service. The installation of ...
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How to make Jenkins CI use Local time instead of UTC on debian squeeze

I have a Jenkins-ci installation on a debian squeeze. Current default time zone: 'America/Toronto' Local time is now: Mon Jul 9 16:00:57 EDT 2012. Universal Time is now: Mon Jul 9 20:00:57 ...
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Easy way to get the International Atomic Time on linux?

My system uses UTC for the system clock, which I don't particularly feel like changing. Is there an easy way to get the current TAI time? (preferably a command line tool or flag)
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Apache HTTPD process cumulative cpu time

How can I aggregate all Apache HTTPD processes' CPU time usage to be able to compare them with other running processes' (MySQL, Java, ...)? Or how much CPU time does HTTPD needs compared to MySQL for ...
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Sync Linux to Windows 2003/2008 Natively

Without using any external packages for Windows, can Linux synchronise it's clock to a Windows 03/08 Server natively? I've tried it using various NTP packages for Windows but would like to use just ...
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Time Synch Architecture in Windows Domain Environment

I just read the following article -- "In a domain, time synchronization takes place when Windows Time Service turns on during system startup and periodically while the system is running." ( ...
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System time problems on Debian (wait for clock tick timed out)

I just installed a new server and changed the time zone by using the command: dpkg-reconfigure tzdata the system clock is correct now but /sbin/hwclock --systohc doesn't work: select() to /dev/rtc ...
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Upgrade to Squeeze on KVM VM causes clock problems

So I have this VM (I don't have access to the host system) running Debian Lenny, with the following kernel: 2.6.32-bpo.5-686 #1 SMP This morning I upgraded the VM to Squeeze (finally), and as the ...
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CentOS 5 clock running twice as fast

The system clock on a CentOS 5 install is running twice as fast as it should. The hardware clock is fine, and when I run a ntp sync, it resets to the correct time. But within 2 minutes, it is already ...
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Timekeeping between various Windows computers on network (but not all)

I have a situation where I have the following setup: ============Primary Network=============== = = Bridging Server = ...
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Linux Centos 6.2 “hangs” until date is synchronized

I'm having a problem that i cannot understand why or how to solve it. I have a Centos 6.2 server, that's my secondary DNS (bind 8) and DHCP (ISC's dhcp server). I need to maintain an accurate date ...
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Correct time drift throughout entire Windows domain

I have done a lot of research but failed to find a reliable answer to our problem. The short story is our entire Windows domain is running 35 minutes slow. I.e. servers and workstations. I think ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 time keeps changing unexpectedly

There is a serious problem with one of my servers time. At some random hours (5:59 localtime in the following example) it goes 1 hour back and keeps doing this again and again next times it reaches ...
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ntpdate cannot receive data

I have a problem where running ntpdate on my server doesn't return any data therefore I get the following error: [root@server etc]# ntpdate -d -u -v time.nist.gov 12 Apr 01:10:09 ntpdate[32072]: ...
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Measure query execution time in bash

I need to measure a query total execution time from inside a bash script. Somebody told me to submit something like: mysql --user="someuser" --password="pw" -D "dbname" -e 'your-sql-command;' Is ...
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Time sync fails on Hyper-V VM, but succeeds when I log in as a domain user

We have a Windows Server 2003 SP2 VM running on Hyper-V (Server 2008 R2 host). The VM has Hyper-V time synchronization enabled. I noticed that the time on the VM was fast by around 25 minutes. I saw ...
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Multiple NTP Server Instances on One Server (Linux)

Is it possible to run multiple NTP server instances on the same system? We're using CentOS for our NTP system and want to synchronize specific time depending on what interface the client comes in on. ...
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Increase rsyslog/syslog precision to include fractional seconds?

I use syslog and rsyslog to handle logging on my Linux & FreeBSD systems. The timestamp is currently in seconds but I would like to increase the precision of these timestamps to include ...
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Windows time command equivalent

There is a command in Linux that outputs system utilization called time. Is there a Windows equivalent? Or how else can I manually use the task manager commands in a batch file?
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How to find date/time used by Cassandra

Earlier this morning I noticed that one of the nodes in our Cassandra cluster is writing logs an hour in the future, despite the date/time being correct on the OS. A couple of other nodes I checked ...
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Re-Syncing and Updating Domain Controller Clocks

Right now in Windows Server 2008 R2 I have ran this in the Administrator: Command Prompt. w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:bigben.cac.washington.edu /syncfromflags:MANUAL net stop w32time & net ...
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What would be the down sides of running a VPS on GMT time instead of American time?

I have a VPS which is hosted in America somewhere. It's alright and does a job. However, while configuring the web mail system on the VPS, I noticed that the time displayed was for America and not ...
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process in the background

I have loop in shell script and it takes time process only a few files in the list. How do I push the process in the background and select the next file while the first file is still being processed? ...
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RHEL: Timezone change affected processes

I'm having troubles by a recent time zone change (the time went an hour back). Even though using the date command returns the correct time and date, i'm having trouble with programs that use log4j (it ...
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Problems with time correction on Debian

I am trying to correct the time on the Debian server. I selected my timezone in the /usr/bin/tzselect I select the correct continent and country, when the system asks me if the date is correct and ...
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Add time to Windows script

I have this mini Windows Script which is execute every hour it basically create a file every hour but I need to rename the file using date (which is already done) but I am not able to add the time ...
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Do CDMA based time servers passively read timing information from the cell network?

GPS based time servers are receive only, that is, they passively read the timing information from the GPS network. Do CDMA based time servers work the same way? In other words, do CDMA based time ...