NTP fails to access time server on system boot.
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On system boot the NTP server will not be contacted.
As the root user edit the file"/etc/sysconfig/network/config".
Near the end of the file you will find a line that says:
Change it to:
If the problem continues increase the timeout value by 15 and try again.
Oct 18 13:22:55 desktop2 ntpdate: can't find host time.<timeserver>.com
Oct 18 13:22:55 desktop2 ntpdate: no servers can be used, exiting
Two instances of the NTP daemon will be running. When both are stopped and then the daemon is restarted the NTP server will be contacted and time will be updated correctly.
The problem happens due to a delay in the network interface being established. Increasing the timeout value of NM_ONLINE_TIMEOUT to "30" generally corrects the problem. In some circumstances the value may need to be increased even further.
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- Document ID:3435100
- Creation Date: 19-Oct-2006
- Modified Date:10-Mar-2021
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