Ntpdate not updating clock

Ntpdate not updating clock

Open an elevated command prompt

Submit a ticket with your host to indicate the time is off, they should be running ntp and have the time synchronized for you. This option should be used when called from a startup file at boot time.

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Open an elevated command prompt. Finally, since ntpdate does not discipline the host clock frequency as does ntpd, the accuracy using ntpdate is limited. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions. Information useful for general debugging will also be printed.

Time adjustments are made by ntpdate in one of two ways. Note that the -d option always uses unprivileged ports.

Finally since ntpdate does

You can change the clock's time and time zone. The default is to disable the authentication function. The functionality of this program is now available in the ntpd program. This is probably not a good idea and may cause a troubling hunt for some values of the kernel variables tick and tickadj. When running ntpdate on a regular basis from cron as an alternative to running a daemon, doing so once every hour or two will result in precise enough timekeeping to avoid stepping the clock.

Command Line Options -a key Enable the authentication function and specify the key identifier to be used for authentication as the argument keyntpdate. They all had to be done at the host level.