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System Time Synchronization?

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The Question is:

We have a 3 node Alpha Cluster and need ANYTHING that will help keep our system
 clocks in sync between the 3 nodes.  We tend to run 2 to 5 seconds off in just
 a few days.  Our application stores transactions with timestamps, and we need
 them to appear sto
red in the right order.  We cannot afford to have all users use only one node
 of the cluster.

The Answer is :

  The FAQ "TIME6. How can I keep the OpenVMS system time synchronized?"
  section might be of interest.
  The OpenVMS Wizard will assume that you are well aware that using the
  time for this purpose is subject to a number of problems, not the least
  of which are the potential of duplicate values (particularly with SMP
  and cluster configurations involved) and problems around the daylight
  savings time switchovers.

answer written or last revised on ( 11-DEC-2000 )

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