Package ntp

The NTP daemon and utilities

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize a computer's
time with another reference time source. This package includes ntpd
(a daemon which continuously adjusts system time) and utilities used
to query and configure the ntpd daemon.

Perl scripts are in the ntp-perl package, ntpdate is in the ntpdate
package and sntp is in the sntp package. The documentation in HTML
format is in the ntp-doc package.
File Formats
File Description
ntp.conf Network Time Protocol (NTP) daemon configuration file format
ntp.keys NTP symmetric key file format configuration file
System Administration
Command Description
ntpd NTP daemon program
ntpdc vendor-specific NTPD control program
ntp-keygen Create a NTP host key
ntpq standard NTP query program
ntptime read and set kernel time variables
tickadj set time-related kernel variables