[CentOS] NTP error message on /var/log/messages
filbranden at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 00:30:35 UTC 2009
2009/3/15 mcclnx mcc <mcclnx at yahoo.com.tw>:
> I just setup CENTOS 4.7 with latest patches on DELL server.
> I also configured NTP point to out time server. I found
> /var/log/messages file every 20 to 30 minutes will generate
> a error message :
> Mar 15 14:28:15 SER1 ntpd: sendto(172.29.21.16): Invalid argument
I saw this once when I changed a machine's IP but did not restart the
NTP service. The daemon was still trying to send/receive packets using
the old IP. After restarting NTP (service ntpd restart) the problem
Make sure you also check that NTP is properly synchronizing the clocks
with the "ntpq -p" command.
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