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TIMEDC(8)                   System Manager's Manual                  TIMEDC(8)

     timedc -- timed control program

     timedc [command [argument ...]]

     timedc is used to control the operation of the timed(8) program.  It may
     be used to:

     o   Measure the differences between machines' clocks,

     o   Find the location where the master time server is running,

     o   Enable or disable tracing of messages received by timed(8), and

     o   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:

     ? [command ...]

     help [command ...]
             Print a short description of each command specified in the
             argument list, or, if no arguments are given, a list of the
             recognized commands.

     clockdiff host ...
             Compute the differences between the clock of the host machine and
             the clocks of the machines given as arguments.

     msite [host ...]
             Show the master time server for specified host(s).

     trace { on | off }
             Enable or disable the tracing of incoming messages to timed(8) in
             the file /var/log/timed.log.

     election host
             Asks the daemon on the target host to reset its ``election''
             timers and to ensure that a time master has been elected.

     quit    Exit from timedc.

     Other commands may be included for use in testing and debugging timed(8);
     the help command and the program source may be consulted for details.

     /var/log/timed.log        tracing file for timed
     /var/log/timed.masterlog  log file for master timed

     ?Ambiguous command
             abbreviation matches more than one command
     ?Invalid command
             no match found

     date(1), adjtime(2), icmp(4), timed(8)

     R. Gusella and S. Zatti, TSP: The Time Synchronization Protocol for UNIX

     The timedc command appeared in 4.3BSD.

NetBSD 6.1.5                   February 2, 2007                   NetBSD 6.1.5