[openstack-dev] [Fuel] NTP settings.

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Sat Nov 15 00:15:36 UTC 2014

On 11/14/2014 04:01 PM, Dmitry Borodaenko wrote:
> If NTP server is not reachable on the first boot of the master node,
> it should be disabled by bootstrap_admin_node, that eliminates the
> possibility of it spontaneously coming to life and changing the clock
> for fuel master node and all target nodes in the middle of a
> deployment. Then all Nailgun needs to do is pop a warning notification
> that no NTP server is configured on the master node, and it should be
> fixed manually before starting any deployments. No need to block
> deployment altogether: if the user doesn't need need global time at
> all (e.g. in an off-the-grid bunker 2 miles beneath Fort Knox),
> synchronizing clocks on all environments just to the Fuel master will
> still work.

I thought NTP (well ntpd) had an option to tell it to only ever slew the 
clock, never step it?  Or is that only some implementations of NTP?

rick jones

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