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NTP Issues Today
That's what happens when you just follow vendor recommendations blindly. If
you do follow that on vm's (which can actually be a good practice), make
sure they pull from your own time infrastructure, and not just the world at
large, and that those servers behave in a sane fashion with regard to time
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 6:56 PM, Darius Jahandarie <djahandarie at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 7:49 PM, Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Are you sure that you are actually using NTP to set your clock?
> > For you to sync with 2000, you should have had multiple confused
> > peers from multiple time sources; possibly a false radio signal....
> > NTP by default has a panic threshold of 1000 seconds.
> > This _should_ have caused NTP to execute a panic shutdown,
> > instead of setting the clock back 30 million seconds.
> For VMWare at least, their official recommendation for NTP is to
> tinker panic 0
> for suspend/resume reasons. I've seen it default in some places.
> Darius Jahandarie