NTPD Not Syncing Time From Remote NTP Server (Doc ID 1068798.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 2.4.18 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
***Checked for relevance on 07-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

The ntpd is up and running but it is not syncing time from the remote time server.

ntpq -pn shows at follows:
# ntpq -pn
---------
   remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset  jitter
==============================================================================
10.1.2.123      .LOCL.           1 u  532 1024  377    0.512  1016.35   0.363

Cause

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