Can I synchronise local time with some NTP-server?

Martin Krzysiak cinek at
Wed Jun 4 13:04:09 PDT 2003

On Wednesday 04 June 2003 21:37, Constantine wrote:

> I am running FreeBSD 4.8. How can I synchronise my clock with some NTP
> server? The time on my server right now is 4 minutes fast, and I do not
> like that... Can I set up a script that would automatically synchronise
> the time with some available server?

I guess, You are also trying to setup ntpd, because you believe the manpage 
about "retired" ntpdate. But it seems ntpdate is not "retired". Just setup a 
cronjob which polls an ntp server. I think, ntpd does not work until you get 
explicit permission from the ntp-admin (you can write an email).


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