SUMMARY: Acurate time and date

From: Nils K. Schoyen (
Date: Fri Jan 08 1999 - 02:17:47 CST

Dear Managers!

Original posting:

> What is the preferred way to set time on a e.g. a Sun box?
> We are currently running /usr/ucb/rdate from crontab
> and using an IPX as time master.
> The problem is that the time & date on the master may
> be incorrect...

Thanks to all for the impressingly quick responses!!!

Most of you suggested using NTP/XNTP. Solaris 2.6 comes with NTP.

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Nils K. Sch°yen

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