timekeeping on jail servers

shinny knight sh1nny_kn1ght at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 21 07:11:06 PST 2007

On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 11:02:12AM -0500, Bill Moran wrote:
> In response to "Michael W. Lucas" :
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Been searching around without results:
> > 
> > Has anyone come up with a decent way to do timekeeping on a jail
> > server? ntpd(8) binds to all addresses, and I'd rather not do a
> > ntpdate out of cron.
> I'm not entirely sure I comprehend where you're having trouble, Michael,
> but we use openntpd on all our systems, specifically because you can
> tell it what addresses to bind to.

That would be you don't have my problem. Openntpd will solve my

Thanks for all the pointers, including the dozen or so private ones!


Michael W. Lucas mwlucas at BlackHelicopters.org, mwlucas at FreeBSD.org
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  Hello Michael,
  Is there any special reason you do not want to use ntpdate from cron?
  Is working fine for me on FreeBSD jail servers.
  Best Regards,
  Catalin Miclaus

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