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Tue Jul 14 13:13:26 2009 UTC (13 years, 4 months ago) by raeburn
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CVS tags: version_2_9_X, version_2_9_99_0, version_2_9_1, version_2_9_0, version_2_8_99_1, version_2_8_99_0, version_2_10_0_RC2, version_2_10_0_RC1, bz6209-base, bz6209, HEAD, GCI_3, GCI_2
- For Debian/Ubuntu sysv-rc-conf is used in place of chkconfig.

<!DOCTYPE piml PUBLIC "-//TUX/DTD piml 1.0 Final//EN" 
<!-- ntpcheck.piml -->
<!-- Matthew Hall -->

<!-- $Id: ntpcheck.piml,v 1.10 2009/07/14 13:13:26 raeburn Exp $ -->


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<target dist="default"></target>
<perlscript mode="fg">
print "Checking to be sure the Network Time Protocol is running properly.\n";
print "For more information on ntpd please see\n";
my $NTPD;
if (-e "/etc/init.d/ntpd") {
   $NTPD = "ntpd";
} elsif (-e "/etc/init.d/xntpd") {
   $NTPD = "xntpd";
} elsif (-e "/etc/init.d/ntp") {
   $NTPD = "ntp"; 
} else {
    print "ntp is not installed.\n";
my $value = `/etc/init.d/$NTPD status`;
if ($value !~ /running/) {
    print "WARNING: ntp is installed but is not currently running.\nPlease verify the configuration of ntp in /etc/ntp.conf and /etc/ntp/step-tickers\nStart ntp by executing\n /etc/init.d/$NTPD start\n";
# chkconfig barfs to stderr if the target isn't set up right.
my $checking_bin;
my $restartchk;
if ('<DIST />' eq 'debian5' || '<DIST />' eq 'ubuntu6' || '<DIST />' eq 'ubuntu8') {
    $checking_bin = '/usr/sbin/sysv-rc-conf';
} else {
    $checking_bin = '/sbin/chkconfig';
$restartchk = `$checking_bin --list $NTPD 2>/dev/null`;
if ($restartchk eq '') {
    print "**** WARNING: ntpd is either not installed or not configured to run at boot.\n";
if ($restartchk =~ /^error reading information on service / ||
    $restartchk !~ /\d:(on|off)/) {
    print "**** WARNING: Unable to check status $NTPD with $checking_bin.\n";
if ($restartchk !~ /\s3:on/) {
    print "**** WARNING: ntpd is not set to start at runlevel 3.  To correct this run:\n$checking_bin --level 345 $NTPD on\n";
if ($restartchk !~ /\s5:on/) {
    print "**** WARNING: ntpd is not set to start at runlevel 5.  To correct this run:\n$checking_bin --level 345 $NTPD on\n";

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