"Connection rejected, time mismatch too great" ??

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Wed Apr 4 13:09:55 UTC 2007

On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 01:39:04PM +0400, Abu Abdulla alhanbali wrote:
> I got this in my failover setup:
> Failover CONNECT to dhcp-failover rejected: Connection rejected, time
> mismatch too great.
> I tried to sync the clock by running the xntp process in both machines
> without success. Any Idea of how to solve this.

ntpd usually won't correct the system time if it is off by too much.  
You need to call ntpdate to fix the system time first before ntpd is 
started, then start ntpd to keep the time in sync.

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