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Oracle Linux: Command "# ntpq -q" Fails with "timed out, nothing received" Error (Doc ID 1983083.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

1. Command fails with the error on NTP Client:

2. No localhost entries in NTP Client /etc/hosts file.

3. On DNS Server, an A record localhost.xyz.com was pointing to 127.0.0.1.

Cause

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