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    Mike Knoerzer NNTP User

    Time sync problem

    Hello,

    We have a two node cluster that was set up for us by an outside consultant
    and has been running NW6sp4 for over a year now without this problem. A
    couple of days ago, first one server and then the other, then both at once
    has a red flag for time sync.

    The servers are set up in a single/secondary time sync configuration and
    both are configured with the IP address of the same two NIST time servers,
    in the same order. I watched the time sync screens together and the server
    set as the secondary only uses one of the two time servers while the server
    set as the single uses both. One NIST time server pings in an average of 0ms
    the other pings in an average of 46ms.

    Could this be the cause of the problem maintaining sync?

    Is restarting the timesync.nlm a reasonable next step?

    Can I safely unload and reload timesync.nlm or use the TIMESYNC RESET and
    TIMESYNC RESTART to restart the timesync.nlm without shuttting down the
    servers?


    Thanks for any information you might provide.

    Mike K.




  2. #2
    Marcel Cox NNTP User

    Re: Time sync problem

    Your time synchronization configuration is wrong. Only the "single"
    server should point to the outside time source. Your secondary server
    should point to the "single" server as a time source.

    --
    Marcel Cox (using XanaNews 1.17.6.5)

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