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Re: ntpdate: Can't find host 0.debian.pool.ntp.org



Kumar Appaiah <a.kumar <at> alumni.iitm.ac.in> writes:

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> 
> > Apr 17 17:36:22 test ntpdate[709]: Can't find host 2.debian.pool.ntp.org:
> > Name or service not known (-2)
> > Apr 17 17:36:22 test ntpdate[709]: no servers can be used, exiting
> > Apr 17 17:36:45 test ntpdate[1148]: adjust time server 64.113.32.5 offset
> > 0.017320 sec
> > Apr 17 17:37:01 test ntpdate[1362]: adjust time server 64.113.32.5 offset
> > 0.012608 sec
> > 
> > Is this normal?
> 
> It appears that your machine's NTP requests are blocked. Is the
> machine connected to the internet, and is there a NAT/firewall that
> may block some protocols?
> 
> Kumar

Thanks for the reply. Yes, the machine is connected to the internet.
NAT/firewall might be an issue but it still seems like it is able to
connect to NTP server 64.113.32.5, not sure where it is getting that
info though.


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