Ntpd Does not Use Defined NTP Server - System Clock out of Sync

(Doc ID 1178614.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-Nov-2012***

Symptoms

Even though ntpd service was configured and running, the compute nodes were not using the ntp server as a adjust time server.   Date was being synchronized with the local host address instead.  For example:
 
ntpq -pn shows 192.168.81.151 is not considered as ntp server:
  

Cause

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