automatically adjusting time

Brian Skrab brian at
Thu Jul 17 10:29:32 PDT 2003

Have a look at Chapter 19.11 (NTP) in the FreeBSD Handbook.

I don't recall if the handbook mentions this, but you can schedule ntpdate to 
run periodically via a crontab entry, in addition to running at startup.

Hope this helps.


On Thursday 17 July 2003 01:09 pm, Dragoncrest wrote:
> Hi all.  I've got a server that keeps advancing it's local time by about
> a minute every 3-4 days and I'm curious what steps I need to do to
> syncronize the time with a given server so that it doesn't keep
> advancing like this?  I know I saw it mentioned at one time but now I
> can't remember.  Many thanks.
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