SUMMARY: Acurate time and date

From: Nils K. Schoyen (nils@norsar.no)
Date: Fri Jan 08 1999 - 02:17:47 CST


Dear Managers!

Original posting:

> What is the preferred way to set time on a e.g. a Sun box?
>
> We are currently running /usr/ucb/rdate from crontab
> and using an IPX as time master.
>
> The problem is that the time & date on the master may
> be incorrect...

Thanks to all for the impressingly quick responses!!!

Most of you suggested using NTP/XNTP. Solaris 2.6 comes with NTP.

Check out www.eecis.udel.edu/~ntp/ or www.ntp.org for more info.

Regards,

Nils K. Sch°yen
NORSAR



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