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Re: [Freeipa-devel] [PATCH] NTP configuration for client and server



On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 09:48 -0400, Karl MacMillan wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 16:02 -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 15:35 -0400, Karl MacMillan wrote:
> > > NTP configuration for client and server.
> > 
> > Can you put the ntp.conf template in a file, it makes it much easier to
> > customize the configuration if you have to edit a file instead of a
> > python script.
> > 
> 
> I could, but currently we don't have a good place to put that for the
> client. So I agree that the template file is nicer, but unless you fell
> this is very important I'd rather not spend the time doing it.

It's nice to be able to add a custom package that provide the "right"
ntp.conf file for your setup. Maybe we can add instead an option to
point to a different template?
Anyway I guess we can have /usr/share/ipa on the client as well, would
that be a problem?

> > > Configure ipa servers as an ntp server and clients
> > > to (by default) us the ipa server as an ntp server.
> > 
> > I think we should do an ntpdate before starting ntp to make sure the
> > clock is correctly synchronized before starting the daemon.
> > if the skew is too big ntpd will not be able to compensate otherwise.
> > 
> 
> Ok - I'll send another patch that does this.

Thanks.
Simo.


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