How to Set "leap bits" for Leap Second via ntpq(1M) in Solaris for Stratum 1 Time Servers (NTPv3)

(Doc ID 1001941.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
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How to manually set leap bits via ntpq(1M) (NTPv3) in Solaris.  This would only be needed in limited circumstances, such as when you have a Solaris server acting as an upper-level time server - for example Stratum 1 - and you have been advised that you need to manually set leap bits by your next-level up Stratum n-1 server administrator.


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