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Old 07-16-2011
Unable to Update Date

Hi everyone,

Thanks for your help with this. I'm running an AWS EC2 instance (ami-2bc05345) and the time has been drifting. I have a different server using the same instance where the time is fine. NTP seems to be installed and be running (I uninstalled it and reinstalled it via Yum, just to be sure). But the time is still off, and I'm not able to manually update it:

# date -s "07/16/2011 10:04:30"
Sat Jul 16 10:04:30 EDT 2011
# ntpdate pool.ntp.org
16 Jul 09:41:18 ntpdate[12726]: step time server offset 1391.787636 sec
# date
Sat Jul 16 09:41:38 EDT 2011

Any thoughts? Thanks a lot!
# 2  
Old 07-27-2011
Bringing This Back Up

Any thoughts on this issue?
# 3  
Old 07-27-2011
Without seeing the contents of your /etc/ntp.conf, it is hard to offer any serious advise as to what is going on. By the way, suggest you use ntpd -q instead of ntpdate.
# 4  
Old 07-27-2011
Thanks! No luck with ntpd -q, unfortunately.

Here're the contents of /etc/ntp.conf

# For more information about this file, see the man pages
# ntp.conf(5), ntp_acc(5), ntp_auth(5), ntp_clock(5), ntp_misc(5), ntp_mon(5).

driftfile /var/lib/ntp/drift

# Permit time synchronization with our time source, but do not
# permit the source to query or modify the service on this system.
restrict default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery
restrict -6 default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery

# Permit all access over the loopback interface.  This could
# be tightened as well, but to do so would effect some of
# the administrative functions.
restrict -6 ::1

# Hosts on local network are less restricted.
#restrict mask nomodify notrap

# Use public servers from the pool.ntp.org project.
# Please consider joining the pool (http://www.pool.ntp.org/join.html).
server 0.fedora.pool.ntp.org dynamic
server 1.fedora.pool.ntp.org dynamic
server 2.fedora.pool.ntp.org dynamic

#broadcast autokey        # broadcast server
#broadcastclient                        # broadcast client
#broadcast autokey            # multicast server
#multicastclient              # multicast client
#manycastserver         # manycast server
#manycastclient autokey # manycast client

# Undisciplined Local Clock. This is a fake driver intended for backup
# and when no outside source of synchronized time is available.
#server     # local clock
#fudge stratum 10

# Enable public key cryptography.

includefile /etc/ntp/crypto/pw

# Key file containing the keys and key identifiers used when operating
# with symmetric key cryptography.
keys /etc/ntp/keys

# Specify the key identifiers which are trusted.
#trustedkey 4 8 42

# Specify the key identifier to use with the ntpdc utility.
#requestkey 8

# Specify the key identifier to use with the ntpq utility.
#controlkey 8

# Enable writing of statistics records.
#statistics clockstats cryptostats loopstats peerstats

# 5  
Old 08-04-2011
Bringing This Back Up

Any thoughts here? Is everyone stumped? Or should I ask the question in a different way? Post the question in a different place?

Thanks a lot for your help.
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