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ntpdate refuses to sync with a server that I know works. Why?

Sometimes servers only talk UDP, such as the one I used. So you must use a "-u" switch to make ntpdate or rdate use UDP as well. try:

# /usr/sbin/ntpdate -u
Last updated on 2004-10-15 15:00:00 -0700, by Shalom Craimer

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