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Managing Accurate Date and Time

Managing Accurate Date and Time

Avi Alkalay

Brad Knowles - Suggestion to use pool.ntp.org and NTP's stratum 2 public time servers

Kent Borg - Suggestion to use ntpq instead of ntpdc

Yura Moron - Good explanations on ntpq and ntpdc info

Takeo Nakano -


Mihaly Gyulai -

Philippe Wautelet -

Kemal ├ľkmen -


Revision History
Revision 2005-11-1818 Nov 2005Revised by: Avi
Included link to turkish translation
Revision 2005-10-1212 Oct 2005Revised by: Avi
The Brazil zic file is now external and updated
Revision 2005-05-0303 May 2005Revised by: Avi
Included link to french translation
Revision 1.0.82004-10-29Revised by: Mihaly Gyulai
Hungarian translation, the chorny section and the very first section
Revision 1.0.79 Jul 2004Revised by: avi
Disclaimer near to license, to let people know they can translate without asking permission.Small fixes in some phrases.
Revision 1.0.625 Feb 2004Revised by: avi
Included credits and link to russian translation.
Revision 1.0.505 Jul 2003Revised by: avi
Changed public time servers list URL. Added pool.ntp.org.
Revision 1.0.421 Dec 2002Revised by: avi
Added japanese translation link and credits.
Revision 1.0.324 Aug 2002Revised by: avi
Fixed wrong screen and programlisting widths.
Revision 1.0.204 Aug 2002Revised by: avi
Link to public time servers page.
Revision 1.0.107 May 2002Revised by: avi
Final XML conversion. Files reorganization.
Revision 1.028 Apr 2002Revised by: avi
Finalized image.
Revision 0.827 Apr 2002Revised by: avi
Switched from ntpdc example to ntpq, based on contributions.
Revision 0.8.120 Apr 2002Revised by: avi
Improved graphic. Links to other doc locations.
Revision 0.814 Apr 2002Revised by: avi
Beter tunning of NTP graphic.
Revision 0.7613 Apr 2002Revised by: avi
Inclusion of architecture graphic.
Revision 0.7510 Apr 2002Revised by: avi
Spell checked. Using DocBook XSLT 1.50.
Revision 0.6531 Mar 2002Revised by: avi
Upgraded to XML 4.1.2 DocBook format
Revision 0.629 Mar 2002Revised by: avi
Finished timezone mechanism on Linux. Created appendix. Now only drawings are needed.
Revision 0.424 Mar 2002Revised by: avi
All skeleton defined. All command examples written.
Revision 0.219 Mar 2002Revised by: avi
First DocBook version