[CentOS] Strange ntp behaviour?
rgm at htt-consult.com
Mon Nov 22 11:20:55 EST 2010
On 11/21/2010 11:34 PM, Luigi Rosa wrote:
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> Robert Moskowitz said the following on 22/11/10 01:51:
>> Yet from this host I get:
>> # host 0.centos.pool.ntp.org
>> 0.centos.pool.ntp.org has address 126.96.36.199
>> 0.centos.pool.ntp.org has address 188.8.131.52
>> 0.centos.pool.ntp.org has address 184.108.40.206
>> So what is NTP doing here; why the errors for getaddrinfo?
>> Or is this nothing more than 2 out of some many times getaddrinfo failed, but worked just fine enough to count?
> Could be a temporary failure.
> Check actual ntpd status with ntpq -p
> In alternative you could use "generic" ntp public pool:
> server 0.pool.ntp.org
> server 1.pool.ntp.org
> server 2.pool.ntp.org
> server 3.pool.ntp.org
> Or your local ntp public pool: go to http://www.pool.ntp.org/en/ choose your
> geographic area from the table on top right of the page then your coutry.
> For instance, United States server pool configuration is
> server 0.us.pool.ntp.org
> server 1.us.pool.ntp.org
> server 2.us.pool.ntp.org
> server 3.us.pool.ntp.org
For all the fiddling I did to set up my own ntp servers for my net, I
should have looked that little bit extra and done this part, rather than
just use the Centos default ntp servers. thanks for the tip.
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