tlsdated man page

tlsdated — secure parasitic rdate replacement daemon

Synopsis

tlsdated [-wprlsvh] [-t <n>] [-d <n>] [-T <n>] [-D <n>] [-c /path/to ] [-a seconds ] [--] [commands to be passed to tlsdate]

Description

tlsdated is a daemon that runs tlsdate. It must be run as root or otherwise have the proper caps; it will not be able to set the system time without running as root or another privileged user.

Options

-w

don't set hwclock

-p

dry run (don't really set time)

-r

use stdin instead of netlink for routes

-t [n]

try up to n times if unsuccessful to synchronize the time

-d [n]

delay n seconds between tries

-T [n]

give subprocess n chances to exit

-D [n]

delay n seconds between wait attempts

-c [/path/to/cache/directory/]

set the cache directory

-a [n]

run at most every n seconds in steady state

-l

don't load disk timestamps

-s

don't save disk timestamp

-j [n]

add up to n seconds of jitter to steady-state fetches

-v

be verbose

-b

be extra verbose (debugging)

-U

do not use DBus if supported

-h

print help message

-f [/path/to/config/file]

use alternate config file

-x [proxy]

override the proxy supplied to sources in the config file

[tlsdate command arguments]

arguments to be passed to tlsdate at launch time

Bugs

It's likely! Let us know by contacting jacob@appelbaum.net

Note that tlsdate(8) is in Beta, and may not work as expected.

Author

Jacob Appelbaum <jacob at appelbaum dot net>

See Also

tlsdate(1), tlsdate-helper(1), tlsdated.conf(5)

Referenced By

tlsdate(1), tlsdated.conf(5), tlsdate-helper(1).

OCTOBER 2012 Linux User Manuals