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Re: ntp: not synchronized?



on Sun, Aug 05, 2001 at 03:37:49PM -0500, ktb (ktb@nixnotes.org) wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 05, 2001 at 01:00:40PM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > on Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 05:33:53AM -0700, Erik Steffl (steffl@bigfoot.com) wrote:
> > > ktb wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 11:25:02PM -0700, Erik Steffl wrote:
> > > > >   I have the ntp running and see no error messages while it's running
> > > > > but ntptime returnes error, the time is few minutes off and ntpdc says
> > > > > 'not synchronized'. How do I go about troubleshooting? any help
> > > > > appreciated.
> > > > >
> > > > 
> > > > Kind of a guess but I'd try running -
> > > > /usr/sbin/ntpdate ntp.server.name
> > > > Maybe your clock is too far off for ntp to sync.
> > > 
> > > jojda:/var/log# ntpdate time.ultimeth.net
> > >  4 Aug 04:23:17 ntpdate[5379]: no server suitable for synchronization
> > > found
> > 
> > I get similar messages for a mess of timeserves I'd used in the past.
> > I'm behind a firewall (my own) that blocks a mess of stuff, allowed are
> > ports are:
> > 
> >     icmp:		0, 3, 11
> >     ports PASS:		22, 25, 80, 443 -- PASS
> >     ports REJECT:	113
> >     (All others DENY)
> > 
> > ...is there something that ntpdate needs to get through to me?
> 
>  From /etc/services - 
> ntp             123/tcp
> ntp             123/udp      # Network Time Protocol

...that's if I'm serving time.  What if I'm trying to read it?

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