Re: ntpdate from cron -- DON'T DO THAT!
> I was one of the people using ntpdate in a cron job, although it was not
> because I was lazy, all my servers have ntpd, I only used ntpdate on
Then your clients should have been connecting to the ntp daemons on your
servers, so there should have been no impact on the public servers.
> From now, I'll only run ntpd on all my clients (and once again, I took
> the time reading the ntpd documentation) and not ntpdate anymore.
Hopefully you will still have them connnect to your servers and not to the
public ntp servers.
firstname.lastname@example.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill