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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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 5)...
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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." ( http://...
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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 5:...
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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 ...
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How to convert 'dmesg' time format to 'real' time format

I have (for example) this log entry in dmesg output: [600711.395348] do_trap: 6 callbacks suppressed Is there a possibility to convert this 'dmesg' time to 'real' time to know, when this event ...
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How to prefix logs with date and time

How to prefix all logs with date time before they are written to the log file? Let's say I am logging unexpected errors in crontab in the following way: python somescript.py >> /tmp/output.log ...
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running cron once a minute 8am-8pm

i need to run cron job once a minute 8a.m. - 8p.m. my code is: */01 8-20 * * * user /usr/bin/php -f script.php > /dev/null but it seems to fail..
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2008DC Time Server

OK, stupid question for the day ;) How do I setup a 2008R2DC to be the domain time server? I have the link to the MS KB article and I have the link to the pool.ntp.org site with a whole bunch of ...
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Clock is 10% faster than normal

I'm having some strange problem with the clock on my server – it's about 10% faster than normal. The problem started 2 days ago and I've not done anything special with the server. I tried to turn of ...
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How to temporarily stop time syncing with domain controller?

I wish to do some testing on my local machine which requires me to put the date forward a year. So I can test some stuff in SQL Server (i've found it not possible to override the sql server time). ...
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sync time on linux using ntp and persist it

on linux to sync time with ntp you say ntpdate pool.ntp.org however after reboots, the time gets reset to some odd value again. is there a way to persist the changes? how do I set the computer ...
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Anybody tried to use graphic card as a precision clock on a Windows server?

I am thinking (constantly) how to make my server be synchronised better than it is. I run some cheap app which syncs me with some stratum 2 server on the colo and drift is about 1-2 ms per 10 sec (...
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Windows 2008 - Time Sync

What is the threshold in Windows 2008 when the local clock differs from an NTP source and it will not synchronize? For example, if the local time is off > 2 days, will NTP still sync? Is there a ...
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Windows 2008 R2 64 bit multihomed. NTP time synching issue

I have a DMZ machine that i wish to sync to a time source ().pool.ntp.org. Perimeter Firewall is setup to allow relevant ports through. Obviously local FW on the server is on and configured to allow ...
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How can I allow a limited user to change the system time in Windows 7 without disabling UAC?

I need to allow a couple specific users rights to change their local system time in Windows 7 x64. I have already assigned them the right through group policy using the "Change the system time" user ...
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Meinberg ntp for Windows - force more frequent updates?

I have a Windows VM that has time drift problems, and left to its own devices will drift by minutes per day. I know there are issues with time on VMs, but I was hoping using the Meinberg NTP service ...
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date +%s glitches

I have a strange issue I'm starting to troubleshoot and wondered if anyone would have any helpful tips. I have a cronjob executed every minute that executes a script and appends the output to a file ...
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Run a job once at a specific time

I'm trying to create a cron that will run one time at a specific time. For simplicity, how can I create a cron that will run at 11:57PM and print "Hello" to the screen then delete itself? (Cent OS 5)
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Is it possible to set the date/time on a Fedora 14 server and have it retain the setting on reboot

I've successfully set the date/time and, after reboot, it is reset [or, at least, off]. I use Linode to host the F14 VPS. Fix: set proper time zone in /etc/sysconfig/clock