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Clock Offset Went Bad on a BDA 4.11 Node Even with Three NTP Servers Configured (Doc ID 2454373.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.11.0 and later
Linux x86-64


On a BDA 4.11.0 / CDH 5.13.1 / OL 6.9 / Kernel 4.1.12-103.9.7.el6uek.x86_64 cluster the NTP clock offset goes bad. 

In the example here the NTP clock offset went bad on one node, bdanode04, on September 24 at 9:57 PM. 

When the issue occurs, messaging like below is seen in the logs:

Sep 24 9:58 PM Clock Offset Good
Sep 24 9:57 PM Clock Offset Bad

Three NTP servers are configured on the cluster. 

In the example here, the cluster previously had only 2 NTP servers but experienced similar problems which led to the addition of a third NTP server.


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