[axxs-sysadmin] wrong time on axxs.org - ntpdate?

Sebastian aotearoa at kodeaffe.de
Thu Feb 8 20:19:59 PST 2007


aloha...

* Dave Fregon <dave at netaxxs.com.au> [2007-02-09 17:05 +1300]:
> On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 15:48 +1300, Sebastian wrote:
> > 
> > boud just made me and others aware in #axxs that the server is running
> > approx. 2 hours ahead in time. check with the command:
> > 
> > TZ=GMT LC_ALL=C date
> > 
> > on the server and on a trustworthy machine of your choice (e.g. your
> > localhost).
> > 
> > this might cause weird behaviour by processes acting with the rest of
> > the world outside axxs.org. what do people think about installing stuff
> > like ntpdate to keep in sync?
> 
> I think it's a good idea Sebastian, and it's already installed just not
> running? It _was_ setup, maybe an update has had it switched off?
> 
> In Plesk admin, under Server / System Date and Time it just needs the
> time server and a checkbox selected, then save.
> 
> We should however talk to the sites on the server to see if they are not
> conpensating for this in their code first?

on behalf of indymedia.org.nz, there is no time compensation.

bye,
 Sebastian
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