[Logwatch] NTP scripts and conf files?

Markus Lude lude at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Apr 5 14:45:26 MST 2006


On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 10:14:40AM -0400, Zembower, Kevin wrote:
> Does anyone have the files needed to add the Network Time Protocol (NTP)
> to LogWatch that they'd be willing to share? I'm using Debian Sarge,
> which records ntpd log messages in both daemon.log and syslog. Here's
> some ntpd entries from my syslog:
> 
> syslog.0:Apr  5 05:50:54 cn2 ntpd[28464]: time reset +2.970046 s
> syslog.0:Apr  5 05:55:12 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to LOCAL(0),
> stratum 13
> syslog.0:Apr  5 05:57:18 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to
> 64.142.103.194, stratum 1
> syslog.0:Apr  5 06:07:00 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to
> 213.84.251.124, stratum 2
> syslog.0:Apr  5 06:07:00 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to 192.5.41.41,
> stratum 1
> syslog.0:Apr  5 06:13:30 cn2 ntpd[28464]: time reset +3.669197 s
> syslog.0:Apr  5 06:17:47 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to LOCAL(0),
> stratum 13
> syslog.0:Apr  5 06:18:52 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to
> 204.152.189.171, stratum 2
> syslog.0:Apr  5 06:19:57 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to
> 64.142.103.194, stratum 1
> syslog.0:Apr  5 06:24:15 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to 128.220.2.7,
> stratum 2
> syslog.0:Apr  5 06:26:24 cn2 ntpd[28464]: synchronized to
> 64.142.103.194, stratum 1
> 
> Actually, these aren't the entries of main interest; these indicate
> normal operation. I don't have any examples of when ntpd loses
> synchronization. However, if these entries were just monitored, I'd be
> happy with that, too.

Debian Sarge seems to use the old version 5.2.2. Logwatch support for
NTP was added short after that for version 6.0. The actual version is
7.3.

> I searched the archives of this mailing list for the last six months for
> 'ntp' but didn't find anything. If I overlooked something, please point
> it out and accept my apologies.
> 
> Thanks for your help.

Regards,
Markus

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