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Old 10-17-2011, 07:51 AM   #1
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Can the status of a NTP server be known from command line ?


How to know the status of a ntp server ,given its ip address.?

Is there any way out to know whether the ntpd service is running and is up in the server ? ip address of server will be provided from the command line
 
Old 10-17-2011, 08:07 AM   #2
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The 'ntpq' program should do what you want.
 
Old 10-17-2011, 11:15 AM   #3
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Code:
#ntpdate @IP
# echo $?
if the result =0 the ntp is OK


DIAGNOSTICS
ntpdate's exit status is zero if it found a server and could update the
clock, and nonzero otherwise.
 
  


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