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Why Is Time Source Taken As LOCL When NTP Servers Are Reachable? (Doc ID 2461395.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 7.5 [Release OL6 to OL7U5]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


Two Oracle Linux RAC Servers are syncing time from two Windows NTP Servers ( and ) but ntpq -p shows that time is taken from as .LOCL

# ntpq -p
remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset jitter
+ 2 u 586 1024 377 1.898 -6.212 52.072
* .LOCL. 1 u 1044 1024 377 0.985 -2.890 63.651 <---



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