Questions tagged [time]

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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Cannot query time of remote windows 10 host from Linux

I'm trying to check the current time on the machines on the network. On the Linux/Samba server, I can run net time -S $host or samba-tool time $host. But all Windows 10 hosts return an error: ...
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Centos Linux stuck in time

Has anyone seen the Linux time being stuck, it has been driving me nuts since yesterday. # date Thu Apr 2 16:35:04 UTC 2020 # date Thu Apr 2 16:35:04 UTC 2020 # date Thu Apr 2 16:35:04 UTC 2020 # ...
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qemu save session of the VM to save time and not reboot without using virsh

I am in a arch based distro using only qemu in a situation where cant install libvirt for a certain reason. Want to skip the boot of windows VMs and start the VM quicker.
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Subsequent calls to WMIC return a localdatetime with a deviating timezone

The problem In our company environment we use several batch files which use WMIC to retrieve the current time. Usually to print it to log files, but also to include the timestamp in a file name. ...
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linux redhat + time on machines change after some time in spite chrony service configured

we have machines in cluster before one week we restart the chrony service , and we check the time on all machines after chrony restart time was ok on all machines after 2 days we noticed that on ...
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linux + understanding Chrony logs and conclusions from logs

we are using chrony service in order to sync linux clients to NTP server in our cluster since we get diff time between machines we enable the chrony logs to understand the reasons that machines in ...
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Centos NTP time skew alerts [duplicate]

I have a couple of NTP Stratum 2 servers, and these are in sync with a Stratum 1 GPS appliance, and also peered between them selves. I would be interested in creating a job, which will create an alert ...
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One RDP session time off by 6 minutes compared to server time

We have a customer with a Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Server. When we log onto the server via RDP as User1, the time in the RDP session matches the time of the server. When we log onto the ...
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Local GPS clock is marked as falseticker by ntpd — why?

I have a Linux NTP server with a ublox M8Q GPS module connected via GPIO (UART @ 9600bps and PPS). What I observe is that the local GPS source — SHM(0) — gets marked as falseticker and I'd like to ...
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Convert date and time from output

I have a file with date and time on a couple thousand lines. I need to convert: 2019/08/02-01:23:50+0000 To: 02/Aug/2019-01:23:50 +0000 I so far have th=`grep ...
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Why is the year in this ISO timestamp not 2019?

For a simple app I'm using to test a devops pipeline I'm outputting the start time of a build to the homepage. On my development machine the year of the ISO-8601 timestamp I expect, 2019, is printed (...
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Machines experience time offset despite chronyd service running

we have 3 machines in the cluster ( redhat 7.2 ) linux_machine1 linux_machine2 linux_machine3 the machines time are like this Sun Sep 1 13:54:20 UTC 2019 - linux_machine1 Sun Sep 1 13:34:15 UTC ...
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Manually change the time in CentOS 7 forwards and backwards

I want to do tests with some time based applications. I want to set the system time 3 days in the future or 5 years in the past. CentOS 7 is not allowing me to do this. Both commands below work, ...
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understanding windows time configuration

I wish to set external time source for all Vms and HyperVs in several domains. Most of the systems are windows Server 2012 R2 or Server 2016. I have been reading a lot of explanations and I somehow ...
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Local x Server processing time (only CPU)

I'm having some HUGE differences on running time when comparing local x server processes. Our laboratory has a dedicated server running Ubuntu 14 LTS as OS and PBS for Job scheduling. In total, there ...
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Inconsistent elapsed time for mysql/mariadb query

Checking the elapsed time for a database query for munin monitoring,I have created a script, the time measurement part being: start=$(sed 's/^0*//'<<< `date +%N`) /usr/bin/mysql -u 3da_d9 -p*...
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filtering event logs with specific TIME range of ANY day

How can I query windows server events between two times of any day? I have tried with PowerShell... Get-EventLog -Logname xxxx -After 04:00:00 -Before 04:00:30 ...but just returns today's events
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Server 2016 Session time limits for specific users

I am aware you can set session time limits for all idle/disconnected users on Server 2012/2016 etc, however I was wondering if there is a way to end disconnected/idle session only for some users and ...
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rsync --link-dest. Time to 'building file list" incrementing

I've been running rsync as a cygwin task on Windows Server 2008 for about two months now. I'm using the --link-dest option to do a daily 'snapshot' of the contents of a server containing about 10TB ...
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Properly setting date on Linux machines

I am trying to set the system date on my linux machine. If it matters, it is an Amazon EC2 machine that I provisioned. I tried to set the date with this command: sudo date -s "19 APR 2018 11:14:00"; ...
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Why did w32tm /resync cause it to correct itself, then overshoot?

Background: My LAN's Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain Controller had been running without any external time server for a few years and I finally synchronized it now. It had been running about 2 minutes ...
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How do I change the date in Google Cloud Container-Optimized OS?

I try to set date: sudo date -s "28 OCT 2018 15:00:00" but before I need to disable NTP timedatectl set-ntp false Google Cloud Container-Optimized OS doesn't have timedatectl util -bash: ...
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CRON messages being delayed for arbitrary long time in syslog

I found in a few servers's syslog that some of the CRON related messages are written in a wrong time, like the following: Aug 21 06:26:01 hty-controller CRON[30159]: (root) CMD ( python /.../...
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NTP does not update until after I poll it

I have NTP setup to run with GPSd and all is well. The issue arises after about a week of my raspberry pi being disconnected, NTP will trust the old date on the system clock. Since the GPS takes a ...
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linux system time temporally jumps

I saw a strange system time changing behavior in some (hardware) servers: in /var/logs/syslog, the date time preceding each log message sometimes change to a random one and gets back to normal in the ...
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Domain Controller time won't sync with NTP server

I'm having a problem with a domain controller which won't sync with a time server. I've tried everything I can think of and I've already googled many fixes, but nothing seems to work. This is a ...
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How to reduce “Connecting Time” reported by GTMetrix?

I've a cloud instance with Linode running CentOS 7.2, PHP 7.1, Nginx & Wordpress (latest version). 1 CPU + 2GB RAM. While checking GTMetrix stats, Connect time is showing as 127ms. I'm trying to ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 taking very long to boot up

I've installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 as a VM to use as a web server and it's taking very long to boot up. During the booting process 100 seconds go by without any notice of what's happening and then the ...
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How to do proper VPS timekeeping?

I'm configuring a VPS to log some time-series online data and I notice that the time is off. I'd like to have better than 10 second precision on this. I read somewhere that VPS timekeeping is ...
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Process start time and running time do not match

We have a situation where times present by START TIME and TIME presented by "ps" are not matching. When I say matching I mean - TIME shows that a service is running longer than it actually is. ...
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Time on Windows servers out and won't stay corrected

I have a bunch of windows servers that are VM's running on a group of hypervisors, all in a domain environment. Its a mix of Server 2012 R2 and Server 2016 For some reason the clock is out by about 7 ...
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Why is my internal clock always 1.3 seconds off?

I ran w32tm /stripchart /computer:time.windows.com just for fun and found out that my clock is 1.3 seconds behind this timeserver. Not that I think Microsoft is wrong, but I tried it with various ...
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System time is off by up to hundreds of milliseconds despite NTP sync before boot

I'm running a couple of servers which need a pretty tight time sync (<50ms) as they are running a Paxos algorithm. The servers are running NTP and are successfully sync at one point. According to ...
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Samba4 AD Time Sync

I know this question is asked a lot, and I've googled for days, but none of the solutions I have found so far work. My problem is this: Windows 10 workstations are not syncing their time with my ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 time resetting by 2 hours (-2 hours)

The server doesn't host any VMs and doesn't belong in a domain. In the Windows "Date and Time" settings, I have the correct time zone and set the correct time. But after some hours when I connect ...
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Chef-Server 12 Getting me errors when the node is not time synced

I'm getting this error when the clock on my node is different than 15 minutes from my chef server. Authentication Error: Failed to authenticate to the chef server (http 401). enter code here`...
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Changing Polling times on a VM running under Server2012 R2?

Is there a way to know or change the polling times of VMs running under a Hyper-V 2012 R2 server? We have set all the hosts and physical domain controllers to keep time with our new GPS time server ...
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How to read VMware interrupt backlog?

The VMware document titled "Timekeeping in VMware Virtual Machines" have the following referente to the issues with the time drift: If the virtual machine is running too slowly, perhaps as a result ...
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Docker - Timezones in containers not same as on host

In all my running docker containers the containers system time is set to UTC whereas on my host (debian) its CEST. Why dont they sync automaticly? How do i make them set the right time when bringing ...
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Windows Domain - Time period until User needs to re-authenticate to the Domain?

I run a Windows Domain (Server 2016) and was wondering how long is the default time that a user can still log in to his computer without having a connection to the domain controller? If the user is ...
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How much clock asynchronicity can secure protocols tolerate?

I've noticed that connections to a secure server got reset if time is out of sync on a server. I believe time synchronization protocols can be just as precise to the order of network latency with the ...
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Incorrect Ubuntu server time [closed]

I use 14.04.1-Ubuntu. When execute date in command line, I get time which about 1 min different comparing Greenwich Mean Time or other source. I synchronized it using sudo ntpdate -s time.nist.gov few ...
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Windows 10 eventually changes time to UTC

I have 9 Windows 10 clients for whom I can not set the time. I proceed to date and time, change the time to the current time and timezone and then within an hour the time reverts to what appears to be ...
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Ubuntu Systemclock HWClock jumps 20 seconds and back

short explained but no idea hot to solve issue: My Hardware clock (Ubuntu 16.04) is jumping once a minute 20 seconds or so in the future and then back. I have issues with some timestmap comparisation ...
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RTC time is going totally wrong after a few minutes (Ubuntu 16.04 + Hyper-V)

My RTC time on my Ubuntu 16.04 is going crazy. After a few minutes the RTC time is going totaly wrong. The strange thing is, if I disable NTP Service (timedatectl set-ntp false and service ntp stop) ...
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ntpdate, ntpd can update time from time.google.com but the ntpd service fails

I'm trying to synchronise my Ubuntu 12.04.5 instance with the Google timeservers at time{1,4}.google.com and I can successfully query using both ntpdate and ntpd but once I start ntp as a service it ...
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MySQL Communications link failure periodically every 61 minutes

Interesting, strange problem. Have a production system running an application distributed across multiple servers, which all read and write to a, separate, MySQL Server. MySQL Server version 5.6.31 ...
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Pruning of backup files as they get older

I'm looking for a tool (for Linux) that will prune my backup files, not like the standard logrotate that completely deletes them after defined number of rotations, but where the files are basically ...
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start time in openssl s_client

After running the openssl s_client command to connect to a remote host. The following output was shown on the terminal. Can somebody please help me understand the start time in this log. What does it ...
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How to set system time dynamically in a Docker container

Is there any way to set a Docker containers system time dynamically (at run time) without effecting the host machine? Using hwclock --set --date "Sat Aug 17 08:31:24 PDT 2016" gives the following ...

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