NTP server does not resolve host names
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
- The ntp server ntpd does not synchronize with its peers anymore and the peers are specified by their host name in /etc/ntp.conf
- The output of ntpq --peers lists IP numbers of the remote servers instead of their host names
Name resolution for the affected hosts works otherwise.
NTPD_RUN_CHROOTED="no"in /etc/sysconfig/ntp and restart the service with
SLES 11 --> rcntp restart
SLES 12 --> systemctl restart ntpd
ntp documentation Section 126.96.36.199.5.3
SLES12 SP1 - release notes
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- Document ID:7016873
- Creation Date: 30-Sep-2015
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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