Exadata Nodes May Have Mandatory Lines Missing In /etc/ntp.conf

(Doc ID 1663047.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.2.1 to 11.2.3.3.0 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If you are using Exadata Storage Server software 11.2.3.3.0 or 11.2.3.2.1

AND

if cluvfy is reporting following errors.

Command : cluvfy comp clocksync -n all -verbose

ERROR

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"NTP common Time Server Check started...
PRVF-5410 : Check of common NTP Time Server failed
PRVF-5416 : Query of NTP daemon failed on all nodes
Result: Clock synchronization check using Network Time Protocol(NTP) failed

PRVF-9652 : Cluster Time Synchronization Services check failed

Verification of Clock Synchronization across the cluster nodes was unsuccessful on all the specified nodes."

AND

Exachk may succeed .

(Reference: Oracle Exadata Database Machine exachk or HealthCheck  <Note 1070954.1>

In addition to the above ;

You may also try following command

# ntpq -pn

AND

If you are getting following error.

 

ERROR

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localhost.localdomain: timed out, nothing received

***Request timed out

 

Changes

You are using Exadata Storage Server software 11.2.3.3.0 or 11.2.3.2.1

 

Cause

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