timed control program
timedc utility is used to control the operation of
program. It may be used to:
- Measure the differences between machines' clocks,
- Find the location where the master time server is running,
- Enable or disable tracing of messages received by
- Perform various debugging actions.
Without any arguments,
timedc will prompt
for commands from the standard input. If arguments are supplied,
timedc interprets the first argument as a command
and the remaining arguments as parameters to the command. The standard input
may be redirected causing
timedc to read commands
from a file. Commands may be abbreviated; recognized commands are:
- Print a short description of each command specified in the argument list,
or, if no arguments are given, a list of the recognized commands.
- Compute the differences between the clock of the host machine and the
clocks of the machines given as arguments.
- Show the master time server for specified host(s).
- Enable or disable the tracing of incoming messages to
in the file /var/log/timed.log.
host1 [host2 ...]
- Asks the daemon on the target host to reset its "election"
timers and to ensure that a time master has been elected.
- Exit from timedc.
Other commands may be included for use in testing and debugging
the help command and the program source may be consulted for details.
- tracing file for timed
- log file for master timed
- ?Ambiguous command
- abbreviation matches more than one command
- ?Invalid command
- no match found
- ?Privileged command
- command can be executed by root only
timedc utility appeared in